War Diary August 1915

War Norfolk
Second Landing at Gallipoli

 

A new attack is launched in the Dardanelles by Allied soldiers but is a total failure.

 

Coltishall Lad Wins D.C.M

 

Private Signey H Chapman of the 2nd Norfolks has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his gallant conduct during the Turkish campaign.

 

German U-Boat Attack

 

Whitehaven in Cumberland, on Britain’s west coast was shelled by a German U-boat

 

Shortage of Men to Bring in Harvest

 

It is considered that there are still lots of young, single men serving behind counters and in offices when they could be freed to work in the fields. At present there seems to be no organised movement in favour of training women for a larger share of office work which would in turn release more men.

 

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