Key dates over August 1914
Lives lost on this day: 0
11th August 1914 - Petrol and patriotism
Petrol and Patriotism' : In a letter to the paper WJ Bladder reported that he had supplied his doctor clients with all the motor spirit they have requested at 1s 8d for 1st Grade and 1s 6d for second grade (unlike another local garage which was charging 1s 9d);
Eve of great battles, massing huge forces in Belgium, advances in Alsace; Germany weakening on right frontier.
There were no casualties reported on this day.