9 June 1915; Wednesday

At work as usual. Busy all day. Finished about 6 o’clock. Grand day. Had walk at night with Charlie. Played a bit. Mr Balfour1 announced the loss of a German submarine.

  1. “Mr Balfour”: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, a Conservative politician who had  served as Prime Minister from 1902 to 1905, succeeded Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty following the formation of Asquith’s coalition government in May 1915.