23rd March – Germans use new Storm Trooper assault teams west of St Quentin, taking 16,000 british prisoners.
23rd March – Artillery bombardment at Paris.
23rd March – German assaults reach the Somme line. The greatest air battle of the War takes place with 70 aircraft involved. Queensferry lost 5 men and Dalmeny lost 4 men during the Somme 21st March -1st April.
26th March – French Marshall Foch becomes Supreme Commander of all allied forces.
1st April – Royal Air Force founded by combining Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.
21st April – Legendary German ace Manfred Von Richtofen, known as the Red Baron is shot down and killed.
10th May – British launch a raid on Ostend. HMS Vindictive scuttled. German cruisers are no longer able to use the Port.
19th May – German Air Force launches its largest and last air raid on London. 49 civilians are killed and 177 wounded.
15th July – Start of collapse of German Army at second Battle of the Marne.
17th July – Russian Tsar and his family shot by Bolsheviks.
8th August – Second battle of Amiens. German resistance is sporadic and thousands surrender.
27th September – The Great British Offensive on the Cambrian front leads to the storming of the Hindenburg Line. Queensferry lost 2 men here.
30th September – British and Allied troops take Damascus, capturing 7,000 prisoners and securing stability in the Middle East.
4th October - Germany asks allies for an armistice.
17th October – The whole of the Channel Coast in the West of Flanders is liberated.
20th October – Germany suspends submarine warfare
29th October – Sailors aboard the German High Seas Fleet at Jade, Northern Germany, mutiny and refuse to engage the British Fleet.
30th October – The Turkish army surrenders to the British in Mesopotamia. Turkey signs an armistice treaty with the allies. Queensferry's Robert Fossett died of pneumonia, here on 24th October just before the armistice was signed.
8th November – Armistice negotiations between allies and Germany begin in Ferdinand Foch's railway carriage H.Q.
9th November – Germany's Kaizer William II abdicates.
11th November – Germany signs armistice at 6am, fighting ends at 11 am.
11th November – At 10.15 am American Private Henry Gunther is killed - the last soldier to die in action on the Western front. Dalmeny lost John Livingston, aged 23, in Archangel, Russia on same day.
21st November – 9 German Battleships, 5 Battle Cruisers, 7 Cruisers and 49 Destroyers arrive at Rosyth to surrender.
12th December – The British Cavalry cross the Rhine and begin occupation of Cologne.