1917, Austen Chamberlain, British Empire, Christopher Addison, Cote 304, Edward Carson, Edwin Montagu, First Lord of the Admiralty, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, July Days, Kronstadt, monarchy, munitions, Petrograd, Royal Navy, Russia, Russian Revolution, Sir Eric Geddes, St Petersburg, Verdun, Winston Churchill
French win back all positions on Hill 304, Verdun, lost since June 29; 425 prisoners. Continued disorder in Petrograd; mutineers and workmen from Kronstadt in the capital; outbreak denounced by the Council of Workmen’s and Soldiers’ Delegates. Changes in the Government; Sir Edward Carson joins the War Cabinet and is succeeded as First Lord of the Admiralty by Sir Eric Geddes; Dr. Addison becomes Minister in Charge of Reconstruction, and is succeeded as Minister of Munitions by Mr. Churchill; Mr. Montagu becomes Secretary of State for India in succession to Mr. Chamberlain. Royal Proclamation changing the name of the Royal House and family to Windsor.