1916

The SS Dido. (c) Hull Museums.
26th February

Wilson Line ship SS Dido sunk by a German mine

1916

'On War Service' badge, showing that the wearer was involved in war work even though they might not be in uniform. (c) North Lincolnshire Museum Service.
2nd March

Conscription introduced

1916

Still from a film taken during the Battle of the Somme showing the Hull Commercials. (c) IWM (IWM FLM 1657).
1st July

Battle of the Somme begins