Flight-Commander Hewlett landed at Ymuiden, having been picked up by Dutch trawler after Cuxhaven raid (25-xii.-14).

During December U5 was posted lost; probably mined off Zeebrugge.

During December no British merchantmen were sunk by U-Boat.

During December General Seely assumed command of Canadian Cavalry Brigade.

By the end of 1914 about 24 TF Battalions had joined BEF in France.

Artillery active from Yser to Verdun.

French recovered part of Steinbach (Alsace).

Austro-German retreat in Poland and Galicia.

Russians again raided Hungary.

Uniion Government appealed for men for SW African campaign.

 

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