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German retirement on the Ancre to a depth of two to three miles on an 11-mile front; British take Serre, Miraumont, Pys, and Warlencourt and advance towards Irles. British pursuit 15 miles west of Kut. German destroyer raid; Broadstairs and Margate bombarded; two deaths but no material damage; British destroyer engages enemy destroyers in Channel. Cunard liner Laconia torpedoed; a few deaths, including some Americans.