King George V World War I Letters and Correpondence
GEORGE V. AND THE GREAT WAR (1910-1918)
Chief Dates :
1910. Accession of George V.; Second General Election of 1910.
1911. The Parliament Act. National Insurance Act.
1912. The Balkan League.
1914. Home Rule and Welsh Disestablishment Bills become law. Ontbreak of war with Germany. Battles of the Marne, Aisne, and Ypres.
1915. Second Battle of Ypres. The Dardanelles Expédition. Battle of the Dunajec. The Asquith National Ministry.
1916. Capitulation of Çut-el-Amara. Battle off Jutland. The Dublin Rébellion. The Lloyd George Coalition Ministry.
1917. Capture of Bagdad. Battle of Caporetto. America at war with Germany.
1918. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. Failore of German offensive in France. Second Battle of the Marne. Conquest of Syria, Mesopotamia, and Serbia. Armistice signed. Reform and Education Acts. General Election.
46 Facts About King George V in World War I
George v. was forty-five years old when he became king. A second son, he was an active naval officer until his brother's death in 1892 put him in the direct line of succession.
Correspondence/Letters of King George V from World War I
1918-04 - HM King George Thanks the soldiers of the AEF and bids them God speed on their mission in the great battle for human freedom.
HM King George weldomes home the gallant Officers and Men of the British Army from the cruelties of their captivity. Dates from 1918.