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The news 100 years ago: 28th August - 3rd September 1915

Thursday 27 August 2015

This week we remember:

Trooper Thomas Haughton Trevor Hickman, 13/914, Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Dayboys, left in 1893, younger brother of A.M. Hickman, and was admitted solicitor in 1905. He emigrated to New Zealand and came back to Egypt with the first overseas contingent. The Salopian records that "His death is a source of grief not only to his brother but to many in the town and neighbourhood where members of his family have long been known and respected".
Killed in action in Gallipoli 28 August 1915 aged 34
Remembered on Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Turkey.

News of the War
The German Government informs the United States Government that United States demands for limitation of submarine activity are accepted. This followed the first authenticated case of a German submarine firing on a ship's crew in open boats (British S.S. 'Ruel').

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