Arch-duke of Austria-Hungary.
Germany in alliance with Austria-Hungary. Germany declares Russia.
Consequently, because the ink on a alliance treaty, Britain declares war on Germany.
Men were allowed to fight if they were fit mentally, medically and physically for the duration of war.
Australians Naval and Military Expeditionary Forces capture German New Guinea.
HMS Sydney destroyed German raider SMS Emden destroyed at the Keeling Islands.
Australians and New Zealand soldiers and nurses land on Gallipoli shore and attacked the Turkish troops gaining little land.
Australian and New Zealand troops unsuccessfully attack the Turkish-occupied feature known as Baby 700.
Australian and Turkish men declare temporary peace to bury the dead on no man's land.
Australian troops arrive in France for the build-up to the battle of Somme.
Attacks break out on ANZAC Cove for the fight of the high lands.
English attack and capture Turkish positions at Lone Pine.
26, 000 casualties and 8, 000 were killed in action or died of disease or wounds.