Flanders: At 1600 hours Belgians open Nieuport sluices to flood area east of Nieuport-Dixmude railway, but water rises slowly.
Ypres: More than 2,000 BEF replacements arrive, Haig’s Intelligence chief blesses German corps commanders plain language radio signals. Germans attack all around the Salient until October 31.
South Africa: Rebels routed at Calvinia.
Britain: 2 Tauben of Fieldflieger-Abteilung 9 attempt to bomb Dover. One crew returns early but Caspar and Roos claim success.
Britain: Pensions of up to 10s for dependents of men killed.