- 20 Aug - Bombarded by the Germans.
- 21 Aug - Trenches evacuated by the Belgians.
- 22 Aug - Evacuation of the city begins.
- 23 Aug - Germans capture the city.
- 27 Aug - Last of the forts reduced.
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Source: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)