14th January, 1915 (Thursday)

BORN TODAY: In Kettering, England – Raymond Lewin, GC – (British) Royal Air Force volunteeer awarded the George Cross for bravery in Malta in November 1940 and killed in action in November 1941, aged 26.



Arms Race: Devonport Dockyard launches “HMS Cleopatra”, a Royal Navy cruiser that survived to be sold for scrap in 1931, at the grand old age of 16 years.


Blackout: Britain’s “Commercial Motor” magazine reports on the growing problem of fatal traffic accidents in city streets as a result of new precautions against night time bombing raids.


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