War Diary October 1914

War Norfolk
City of Antwerp Falls

The Belgian city of Antwerp is taken by German forces.

 

Wounded Soldiers Arrive in Norfolk

A party of 10 men who were wounded at Soissons arrived at Thorpe Station. They have been taken to Woodbastwick Hall, which is a fully equipped voluntary aid hospital.

 

First Battle of Ypres

British and French troops stand firm at the town of Ypres and stop the German Army from advancing to the Channel Ports

 

Women and the War

It is proposed that meetings for women are held in North Norfolk and especially in the villages, to explain why we are at war and what it will mean to the British Empire if we are defeated and how the Women of England can help. A committee has been formed to arrange meetings.

 

Turkey Joins the War

Turkey joins the war on the German side and warships shell Russian towns on the Black Sea coast

 

 
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