1915, British Chancellor of the Exchequer, British Empire, Christiaan de Wet, court martial, finance, France, Germany, Great Britain, Maritz Rebellion, Metzeral, Ottoman Empire, Reginald McKenna, Souchez, South Africa, Turkey, Vosges, War Loan
Further French progress towards Souchez. Metzeral captured by the French. De Wet found guilty of treason and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment and a fine of £2,000. Mr. McKenna announces proposals for second War Loan, unlimited in amount, issued at par, bearing interest at 4½ per cent., and available to the public in denominations as low as 5s. Successful French and British attack on Turkish positions in the Gallipoli Peninsula.