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French attack extends eastwards to a point beyond Auberive, which is taken; advance on a seven-mile front from Prunay, carrying heights south of Moronvilliers; 3,500 more prisoners. Further British progress north of Gouzeaucourt. British advance in Palestine from the Wadi-Ghuzzeh, capturing Turkish first positions on a front of 6½ miles. General Maude forces passage of Shatt-el-Adhaim, below Samarra. British hospital ships Donegal and Lanfranc sunk in the Channel by submarines without warning; 75 drowned, including 16 Germans.