1915, air raid, Austria-Hungary, Belarus, Belgium, civilian casualties, England, Essex, Framlingham, France, Galicia, Germany, Great Britain, Grodno, Imperial German Navy, Lithuania, London, Monk Soham, Ostend, Royal Navy, Russia, Sereth, sinking, Siret, SM U-27, SS Arabic, submarine, Suffolk, Tarnopol, Ternopil, Ukraine, United States of America, Vawkavysk, Vilna, Vilnius, Wolkowisk, Zeppelin
Russian victory near Tarnopol in Galicia on the Sereth. Germans striking south-west of Vilna at Troki Lewe, and take Wolkowisk, south-east of Grodno. Raid by three Zeppelins on Eastern Coast; 56 casualties, 17 killed. Belgian coast bombarded by 30 to 40 vessels of the British Fleet; French and British airships bombard Ostend. Germans announce loss of submarine U.27. German explanation of the sinking of the Arabic.
1915, Battle of Neuve Chapelle, British Army, casualties, Duke of Connaught, dye, England, France, fundraising, Great Britain, HMS Bayano, Imperial German Navy, India, L'Epinette, La Bassee, merchant cruiser, merchant navy, monarchy, Prince Arthur, Royal Navy, sinking, SM U-27, St John Ambulance, submarine, The Times appeal, trade
In the La Bassée district counter-attacks are easily repulsed by the 4th Corps and the Indian Corps. The village of L’Epinette is captured by the 3rd Corps. The Admiralty report the loss of H.M. auxiliary cruiser Bayano, engaged on patrol duty, having been sunk by torpedo. The Government acquire greater part of crop of natural indigo now coming forward for the use of dye users in United Kingdom. The Duke of Connaught writes, as Grand Prior of the Order of St. John in England, to thank The Times for help in raising funds for sick and wounded.
1914, Albania, Allies, Battle of the Yser, Bedouin, Belgium, bombardment, British Empire, British Red Cross, China, Egypt, First Battle of Ypres, Flanders, France, French Navy, fundraising, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, HMS Hermes, Imperial German Navy, India, Italy, Japan, Manie Maritz, Maritz Rebellion, Mousquet, National Relief Fund, Odessa, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Navy, Penang, Qingdao, Queen's Fund for Women, Royal Navy, Russia, Russian Navy, Saseno, Sazan Island, sinking, SM U-27, SMS Breslau, SMS Emden, SMS Goeben, South Africa, St John Ambulance, submarine, The Times appeal, Tsingtao, Turkey, Zhemchug
The 89th day of the war. Severe fighting and almost general advance of the Allies, but German offensive intensified. Turks bombard Odessa, and Beduin tribes violate the Egyptian frontier. More of Maritz’s rebels captured in South Africa. H.M.S. Hermes sunk in the Straits of Dover by a German submarine. Further activity of the German cruiser Emden reported; sinks a Russian cruiser and a French destroyer at Penang. Saseno occupied by Italy. General bombardment of Tsingtau begins, and Indian troops join the Anglo-Japanese forces there. The National Relief Fund, £3,546,000, the daily average subscription in October being £25,000. The Queen’s Fund for Women, £80,875, The Times Fund, £545,056.