Second lieutenant Eric Poole, shot by firing squad on 10 December 1916, was the first British army officer to be executed in the Great War, despite evidence of shell shock.
Centenary News views Milan Kabelka's photos, evoking actions fought by Czech and Slovak volunteers who sided with the Allies in pursuit of independence.
David Lloyd George took office as British Prime Minister on 7 December 1916, replacing Herbert Asquith who resigned amid criticism of his war leadership.
Bucharest became the latest European capital to fall to the Central Powers during the Great War when German-led troops entered the city 100 years ago.
A new gallery for New Zealanders to discover and commemorate those who've served their country in war has opened at Auckland War Memorial Museum.
A Victoria Cross awarded to New Zealand-born soldier Lawrence Carthage Weathers has gone on permanent display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
Leading figures from the arts and politics will discuss post-war commemoration and reconciliation at a series of seminars in 2017-18, Oxford University announces.
'Meticulous and enthralling' - CN Editor Peter Alhadeff on this centenary account of the naval disaster that claimed the lives of Britain's War Minister Lord Kitchener and most of the crewmen on a Royal Navy cruiser in 1916.
'The Western Front: Heritage, Landscape and Tourism is a timely addition to our increasing interest in the First World War and the places where it was fought. It will be indispensable to those who seek a deeper understanding of the conflict from previously undervalued perspectives.'
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Austria-Hungary became the first major Great War power to lose its head of state, when Emperor Franz Joseph died on 21 November 1916.
A Radio Prague programme reports 'mixed emotions' among Czechs in the week that marked the 100th anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph's death.
As the 2016 Somme commemorations draw to a close, Centenary News finds the public deeply moved during another display of the 'Shrouds of the Somme' installation following its July debut in Exeter.
Hundreds of metal poppies were 'planted' in the former WW1 Channel port of Folkestone on 19 November to mark the conclusion of the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
The Battle of the Somme drew to a close on 18 November 1916 after more than four months of fighting, and more than a million casualties on all sides.
Falling poppies, coupled with war poems, were projected onto Big Ben in the latest of the UK Parliament's WW1 Centenary tributes on Remembrance Sunday.
The Centenaries of the Battles of Verdun and the Somme were marked at this year's Armistice Day commemorations held by the French Embassy in London.
Armistice Day ceremonies have been taking place around the world on 11 November 2016, the 98th anniversary of the ceasefire that ended the First World War.
Centenary News visits a London exhibition highlighting the First World War contribution of the men who served in the colonial Indian Army and their families.
President Woodrow Wilson narrowly won a second term in November 1916 on a platform of 'He Kept Us out of War', reflects Patrick Gregory.
A new exhibition at the National World War I Museum, Kansas City, is a timely reminder of the often overlooked Eastern Front in the First World War, writes Patrick Gregory.
A weekend of Armistice commemorations at the Lens'14-18 Museum will include a torchlight ceremony at the new 'Ring of Remembrance' memorial overlooking the former battlefields of Artois.
The first major exhibition devoted to exploring how American artists reacted to the First World War opens this week at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia.
Collector Andy Moreton delves into his prized copy of a book of reports from the Western Front by the British writer Rudyard Kipling.
Australians rejected a move to introduce compulsory military service overseas in a referendum, or plebiscite, held on 28 October 1916.
French colonial troops entered Fort Douaumont on 24 October 1916, ending an eight-month German occupation of the biggest of the Verdun fortresses.
French Centenary organisation Mission Centenaire has outlined major anniversary themes for 2017 as it invites next year's WW1 projects to apply for endorsement.
One of the few surviving artefacts from an historic Canadian warship caught up in a First World War disaster is joining the Canadian War Museum's collections in Ottawa.
The UK Government has protected the site of a First World War munitions factory in Leeds where 35 women were killed in an explosion in December 1916.
Archive material has uncovered one of the stories that inspired Leicester University's foundation as a 'living memorial' to the dead of the First World War.
An exhibition highlighting the First World War service of more than 1.5 million South Asian soldiers opens at the Royal Geographical Society, London, on 5 November 2016.
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