WW1 Timeline

This World War 1 timeline covers all the key WW1 dates, all the way from the start, to the end of the war. 1914 28 June: Franz Ferdinand (Archduke of Austria) is assassinated in Sarajevo. 28 July: Austria declares war with Serbia. 1 August: Germany declares war with Russia. 3 August: Germany declares war with France. On the same … Read more

Picture Gallery

Troops of the 10th (Service) Battalion (1st Hull), East Yorkshire Regiment marching to the trenches near Doullens, 28June 1916.   The following images are of the 13th East Yorkshire Bn (Hull Sportsmen), from the diaries of Private, George Williams, and his friend Lance Corporal, Charles Verity, MM, 13th EYR.        (https://transcribathon.com/en/documents/id-17242/item-190593/) 10th East … Read more

Hull Riots

Background When war began in 1914, there was already much anti German feeling in Britain. This Anglo German enmity, probably started 50 years before, when Britain supported Denmark, against the German reunification of Schleswig–Holstein in 1863. Britain had also sold weapons to France against Germany, during the Franco Prussian war in 1870. There was an … Read more