WWI: The Western Front

When did Britain declare war on Germany?
4th August 1914
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How many British infantry/cavalry divisions were dispatched to France?
4 infantry and 1 cavalry division
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How many men, horses and guns were dispatched to France?
80,000 men, 30,000 horses and 315 guns.
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Who first led the army?
Sir John French
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How many men were there in the German 1st Army?
320,000
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How many casualties were there in the Battle of Mons for the BEF?
1,600
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What happened on 20th October 1914?
Germans launched first battle of Ypres.
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How many casualties did the BEF incur at the first Battle of Ypres?
50,000
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How many men were there in the BEF by the end of 1914?
245,197
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When did Haig replace French as Commander-in-Chief?
December 1915
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