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Further Russian advance in Riga district; enemy’s position taken between the Tirul Marsh and the River Aa; 1½ mile advance, 32 guns taken. Russians and Rumanians retreating to the Sereth; enemy across the Putna. British raid enemy trenches opposite Hulluch. Artillery activity on the Ancre; British seize a section of enemy trench east of Beaumont Hamel, taking 140 prisoners. Anzacs and Imperial Camel Corps attack and capture strong Turkish position at Rafa, 3 miles north-east of El Arish; 1,600 prisoners. Indian division captures 1,000 yards of trench in Mesopotamia; Sanna-i-Yat position bombarded. British battleship Cornwallis sunk by enemy submarine in Mediterranean; 13 men missing.