Diary July 14, 1915

Montenegrin sergant

A fine study of a Montenegrin sergant in regulation M1910 khaki service uniform.

Diary for Wednesday, July 14, 1915:

Southern Fronts

Montenegro: Montenegrins repulse Austrian attack at Grahovo.

Western Front

Haig discovers King has lost confidence in Field Marshal French (Monarch tells CoS Robertson that he should be replaced).
Flanders: Belgians repulse attack along Yser Canal.
Artois: French storm some trenches south of Souchez. German attacks there repelled on July 18.

African Fronts

East Africa – Action at Mbuyuni Hill (10 miles east of Taveta): Brig­ade-General Malleson’s 1,223 British soldiers (211 casualties) bungle attack on 714 Germans (35 casualties) and retreat.

Home Fronts

Britain: National Registra­tion Act for citizens 15-65 years old.
Dominion Prime Minister (Borden of Canada) first attends Cabinet.

Call of War
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