Diary for Thursday, September 16, 1915:
East Africa: British officials’ home leave ended except on medical grounds.
Adriatic and Mediterranean: Now 5 U-boats based at Cattaro, they sink 99 ships worth 346,786t by end of 1915.
Mesopotamia: Turk rifle fire shoots down British Caudron, but Major Reilly in a Martynside maps Turk Kut defences and 5 aircraft support Townshend.
Haiti: 10-year US protectorate proclaimed.