Yarm Centenary Events
2014 - 2018


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British battles 1914 - 1918
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Hartlepool Battery
Yarm War Memorial

1914 Timeline ______________________________________

Date Event
June 28th Francis Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo
July 5th Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia
July 28th Austria declared war on Serbia
August 1st Germany declared war on Russia
August 3rd Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium. Germany had to implement the Schlieffen Plan.
August 4th Britain declared war on Germany
August 23rd The BEF started its retreat from Mons . Germany invaded France.
August 26th Russian army defeated at Tannenburg and Masurian Lakes.
September 6th Battle of the Marne started
October 18th First Battle of Ypres
October 29th Turkey entered the war on Germany’s side. Trenchwarfare started to dominate the Western Front.
December 16th Bombardment of Hartlepool - see video below.

Events will be posted as they are finalised.
Please return soon for an update

 Hartlepool 16th December 1914

List of those who died in 2014

Date Name
18th September Edward Elliff
20th October Cuthbert Temple Waldy
25th October Alan Arthur Barnsley