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25/5/1915 Gallipoli and Constantinople: German and British submarines attack

British warships are patrolling on the Mediterranean side of the Gallipoli peninsula, blasting Turkish positions with their heavy guns. Although the Gallipoli campaign is currently in stalemate, the Allies hope that the guns of their ships will eventually wear down the Turks. 219 more words

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25/5/1915 Asquith forms a coalition government

British politics have been in flux since the eruption of the “shell crisis” and the resignation of Admiral Fisher. Many in the press and elsewhere are saying that Asquith’s Liberal government is not prosecuting the war effectively. 203 more words

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25 May 1915 - Balloon spotting at last

After arriving in Frnace on the 8th of May, getting attacked on the 22nd, 2 Balloon Section finally got down to work today.

Captain William Foster MacNeece and Flight Sub-Lieutenant W. 115 more words


25/5/1915 The Second Battle of Ypres splutters to a halt

Fighting is continuing at Ypres. The Germans have had to divert forces south to face the ongoing French offensive in Artois but that does not stop them making one last push for the Belgian town. 118 more words

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Hunt, Albert John. Died 25th May 1915

Albert John HUNT

b.1877 –   Wolverhampton

Parents –Richard John HUNT (Passenger Guard) – Jane Sarah HUNT (Fuller) m. 1873 – Bethnall Green

He married Agnes HALEY (b.1868 Gravesend) m – 1905 at LEWISHAM… 108 more words


1915 - Hutchinson Co.

84th Avenue at Birch Street

There are three of these on 84th Avenue.


May 25th 1915

Kailana Camp


United Provinces


My dear Mum & Dad

We had the Mail last night, but your letter didn’t arrive, so I take it it is a registered one. 954 more words