Air Raids on Great Britain in 1915

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Date Location [note 1] Civilian Casualties Sailors & Soldiers Grand Total Remarks
Killed Injured
Men Women Children Total Men Women Children Total Killed Injured Killed Injured
19-20 January Norfolk 2 2 - 4 9 4 2 15 - 1 4 16 Yarmouth, King's Lynn and neighbourhood.
21 February Essex - - - - - - - - - - - - Colchester, etc.
14-15 April Northumberland - - - - - 1 1 2 - - - 2 Tyneside.
15-16 April Essex and Suffolk - - - - - - - - - - - -
16 April Kent - - - - - - - - - - - - Faversham, Sittingbourne, etc.
29-30 April Suffolk - - - - - - - - - - - -
9-10 May Southend - 1 - 1 1 - - 1 - 1 1 2
16-17 May Ramsgate 1 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - - 2 1 Zeppelins also raided Dunkirk and Calais.
26-27 May Southend - 2 1 3 3 - - 3 - - 3 3
31 May-1 June East London 1 2 4 7 13 13 7 33 - 2 7 35
4-5 June Kent, Essex & East Riding - - - - 3 4 1 8 - - - 8
6-7 June Hull, Grimsby and East Riding 5 13 6 24 18 13 7 38 - 2 24 40 Zeppelin destroyed by Lt. R. Warneford, R.N.
15-16 June Northumberland and Durham 18 - - 18 72 - - 72 - - 18 72
3 July East Suffolk - - - - - - - - - - - -
9-10 August Goole, East Riding and Dover 1 10 6 17 5 6 7 18 - 3 17 21 One Zeppelin destroyed at Dunkirk.
12-13 August East Suffolk and Essex 4 2 - 6 5 10 9 24 - - 6 24
17-18 August Kent, Essex and London 7 2 1 10 16 20 12 48 - - 10 48
7-8 September East Suffolk and London 6 6 6 18 9 15 13 37 - 1 18 38
8-9 September North Riding, Norfolk and London 15 3 6 24 50 32 10 92 2 2 26 94
11-12 September Essex - - - - - - - - - - - -
12-13 September Essex and East Sussex - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 September Margate - 2 - 2 2 4 - 6 - - 2 6
13-14 September East Suffolk - - - - - - - - - - - -
13-14 October Norfolk, Suffolk, Home Counties & London 31 17 6 54 71 27 9 107 17 21 71 128
Total 91 63 36 190 277 150 78 505 19 33 209 538

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Notes[edit]

  1. Location entries: Zeppelin air raids are in normal type; Aeroplane air raids are in bold type.

References[edit]

Source: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)