War Diary September 1915

The Battles of Champagne and Loos

 

A co-ordinated Allied offensive is launched in Northern France; the fighting continues until November but no break through is achieved.

Discussions on Food Production

 

The Earl of Selbourne, President of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, paid a visit to Norwich, addressing, a well attended and fully representative gathering of landowners, farmers and others associated with Norfolk agriculture upon the steps which should be taken to increase food production in the country.

  Early Closing for Shops

 

Discussions take place across the county around the subject of early closing of shops. Not all shopkeepers are happy at the proposals but it is agreed that it is necessary to have lights off by dusk to aid the authorities in restricting the lighting of towns.

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