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5 October 1915

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  • A British War Office memorandum to medical officers and nurses on hospital shops operating from Gallipoli states:

All grades and degrees of the medical staff must make it a point of professional honour to maintain a hearty tone of optimism calculated to raise rather than lower the confidence and courage of the fighting men who have been temporarily committed to their charge.

  • French and British troops in Salonika begin their push north to relieve Serbia
  • King Constantine I of Greece refuses to support Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos, who resigns for the second time
  • Russia severs diplomatic relations with Bulgaria