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30 March 1915

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  • King George V declares that the royal household will abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages for the duration of the war. This is in response to David Lloyd George’s recent speech in Bangor denouncing drinking as an enemy of the war effort. Lloyd George declared: “drink is doing more damage in the war than all the German submarines put together.” The Drink Crisis during WWI
  • South African forces quell German resistance in South West Africa, occupying the city of Aus