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1916 Timeline ______________________________________

Date Event
February 21st Start of the Battle of Verdun; Germany bombarded French positions for 9 hours and then occupied the first line of French trenches.
May 25th Universal conscription introduced to Great Britain.
May 31st Battle of Jutland
July 1st The first day of the battle of the Somme
November 18th Battle of the Somme ended
December 5th David Lloyd George became British Prime Minister. The new War Cabinet organised Great Britain for ‘total war’

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List of those who died in 1916

Date Name
20th January R Booth
17th April Ambrose Wilson
30th April F Bray
1st July Daniel Overfield
20th July Walter George Sherwood
21st July Edward Smith
13th August John Lancelot Doughty
9th September Christopher Stephen Little
12th September Charles Edwin Taylor
16th September Benjamin Ayton
17th September Robert Bertram Holt
17th September Henry Johnson
3rd October Harry Pinnegar
8th October William Coulter Bolton
14th October Berwick Bainbridge
21st October Charles Henry Topham
5th November Edwin Ward