Diary for Wednesday, September 8, 1915:
Britain: Zeppelin L 13 (Mathy) starts major fire in London’s ‘City’ district (night September 8-9, 109 casualties).
Argonne: Renewed German attacks.
Grand Duke Nicholas made Viceroy of Caucasus, arrives at Tiflis on September 24 and urges more Persian intervention. In September First snow in Armenia. Turk Third Army now 58,000 men strong with 20,000 more training at Erzerum.
East Africa: British settlers at Nairobi unanimously vote for compulsory service (first in Empire), Central War Council formed.