Monthly Archives: May 2015

1 May 1915; Saturday

At work as usual. Finished rather late. Played the piano and went out with Willie Whittaker last thing. Joe, Willie and I played ping pong most of the night as it was wet.

“Recruit”1 sunk by submarine, and Two German Torpedo boats sunk by British destroyer.


  1. Recruit”: British destroyer, 335 tons, sunk by UB6 off Dover, 1 May 1915 with the loss of 39 men. 4 officers and 22 crewmen were rescued.