U-boats ordered not to sink liners without warning and to allow crews and passengers time to abandon ship. No neutral ships to be sunk unless taking cargo to Britain.
New Russian North Front formed (Ruzski in command of 3 armies).
Mesopotamia: Nixon memo to India urges advance on Baghdad.
Cameroons: Dobell’s British force is now 3,607 soldiers (including 338 sick but minus 743 on leave), 10 guns and 31 MG strong. 1,990 British soldiers in the north.
Gallipoli: French aircraft bomb Chanak and Akbachi Sliman.
Britain: British foreign minister Grey declares Allies guarantee eventual freedom for Bosnia, Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia and Southern Dalmatia.
Austria: Ambassador in US admits to munitions sabotage letter seized in England.