1917, Austria-Hungary, casualties, Coucy, Equancourt, First Battle of Gaza, France, Gaza, Germany, Great Britain, La Fere, Laon, Lieramont, Longavesnes, mines, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, prisoners of war, Roisel, Royal Navy, Saulcourt, sinking, Sir Archibald Murray, Turkey, Villers
Further progress between La Fère and Laon; all the Lower Forest of Coucy in French possession. British take Longavesnes, Lièramont, Equancourt, Villers, and Saulcourt, near Roisel. General Murray‘s victory over 20,000 Turks, five miles south of Gaza, Palestine; heavy enemy losses, 900 prisoners, including general and staff of a division, and Austrian and German officers. Two British destroyers reported lost, one by striking a mine, the other after collision.