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.
1916, Bitlis, civilian casualties, Dieppe, England, English Channel, Folkestone, France, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, Kent, Khizan, merchant shipping, occupation, ocean liner, Ottoman Empire, Russia, sinking, Sir Archibald Murray, Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, SM UB-29, SS Minneapolis, SS Sussex, submarine, Turkey
Cross-Channel steamer Sussex, Folkestone to Dieppe, torpedoed with great loss of life. Atlantic Transport Company’s liner Minneapolis torpedoed and sunk. Russians occupy Khizan, 35 miles south-east of Bitlis. War Office announces General Sir A. Murray to command in Egypt, vice General Sir J. G. Maxwell.
1915, Battle of Hartmannswillerkopf, British Army, Charles Monro, Dardanelles, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Kum, Mediterranean, Ottoman Empire, Persia, prisoners of war, Qom, Russia, sinking, Sir Archibald Murray, Sir Douglas Haig, Sir William Robertson, SM U-38, submarine, Turkey, Vosges, Yasaka Maru
French success at Hartmannsweilerkopf in the Vosges; 1,300 prisoners captured. Russian troops in Persia capture Kum. Japanese steamer Yasaka Maru sunk by submarine in Mediterranean. Sir William Robertson appointed Chief of Imperial General Staff in succession to Sir Archibald Murray; Sir Archibald Murray to succeed Sir Charles Monro in the Dardanelles; Sir Charles Monro to succeed Sir Douglas Haig in command of the First Army.