|Red Sea Port Captured
An Arab force from the Hejaz guided by T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) captures the Red Sea port of Aqaba
|Land Girls in the County
The Norfolk Women’s War Agricultural Committee report over 5,000 women working on the land in Norfolk. Girls were being given 4 weeks training at training centres to prepare them for heavy work.
|Third Battle of Ypres
The Third Battle of Ypres begins, popularly known as Passchendaele. Fighting continues until 10 November.
|POWs Put to Work in Norfolk
The committee of Norfolk War Agricultural Committee plan to employ German prisoners to improve the River Yare and Taas (sic).
|British Monarchy Changes Name
To combat anti-German feeling King George V changes his family name from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.
|Memorial Window Installed
The stained glass memorial window to Edith Cavell placed in Swardeston parish church above the altar at the east end.