Diary for Wednesday, September 22, 1915:
Gallipoli: Australian casualties to date 19,183 soldiers.
Syria: Turk preparations for attack on Egypt reported.
Tsar’s stern order to restore discipline. Fabeck replaces Gallwitz in command of German Twelfth Army.
Cameroons: Orders given for second Allied advance on Yaunde.
North Sea: Mined Dutch liner Koningin Emma towed up Thames (250 passengers saved).
Adriatic: 60 British trawlers (almost all armed by November 8) arrive at Taranto (until September 30) to begin Otranto Barrage after Italian request for 16 French ships cannot be met.
Western Front: French airship Cmdt Coutelle shot down by German anti-aircraft fire.
Germany: French aircraft bomb Stuttgart.
Eastern France: Four citizens of Lille shot by Germans for aiding French soldiers to reach Allied lines, another shot for spying on November 8.