10th April 1915 (Saturday)

BORN  TODAY: in Detroit, Michigan – Harry Bratsburg, better known as Harry Morgan, and better still as Colonel Sherman Tecumseh Potter, M.D.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Morgan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_M*A*S*H_characters#Sherman_T._Potter

Crime and Punishment: In England, the “Hertfordshire Mercury” reports on four boys aged 9 to 12 who have been apprehended for burglary, who are sentenced at Cheshunt Petty Sessions to “receive six strokes each with the birch rod”.

http://www.hertspastpolicing.org.uk/page/the_birch_for_mischievous_boys

War!

Western Front: Major-General Ilse, Chief of Staff of German 4th Army, is summoned to Supreme Headquarters at Charleville-Mézières for a meeting with General von Falkenhayn, where he is informed that the trial of the gas cloud is now urgent and should be carried out as quickly as possible.

http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/second-ypres-1915/prelude/gas-trial.htm

In the Aegean: The harbour at Moudros, on the Greek Island of Lemnos, temporarily commandeered by the British, is becoming congested with warships bringing troops to the impending land attack on the  Dardanelles.

https://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2010/04/10/saturday-10th-april-1915-diary-of-hv-reynolds/

http://www.rupertbrookeonskyros.com/LastDays.htm

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