West Norfolk News: April 1915

Lynn News and County Press 17th April 1915

Another raid last night: We are officially informed that another German airship raid on the East Coast took place in the early hours of this morning. Thornham, Brancaster, Holt and Lowestoft being visited.

A timber yard was set on fire at the last mentioned place. At the time of writing no additional information is available.

A Thornham message at 9am says; At 1;30 this morning aircraft was distinctly heard in the village, but nothing was seen.

At Brancaster Staithe, however, an airship was seen out to sea travelling from the north-west and proceeding in the direction of Wells.

At 2:30 it was seen at Bacton

British Casualities: it was announced in Parliament yesterday that the British casualties up to April 11 totalled 139,347


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