GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA SURRENDERS. Officers retain swords and paroled, NCOs and men interned. Paroled reservists allowed back to farms. South Africa annexes German Southwest Africa on July 15.
Gallipoli: Turk Second Army C-in-C Wehib Pasha takes over Helles sector, is refused armistice to bury dead.
Britain: Kitchener Guildhall appeal for more recruits. By July 2 million volunteers (which usually have no idea what awaits them on the Western Front), 260 hutted camps with 850,000 houses and 150,000 horses.
Egypt: Bomb misses Sultan.