100 Years Ago – 4 August 1922

4 August 1922

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, laid out a plan for national air defences, at an estimated cost of £2 million per annum.

David Lloyd George, in a preface to a book on the Genoa Conference, said that the British Empire delegation had nothing to apologise for an nothing to conceal.

The national troops in the South of Ireland regained more territory from the Irregulars, including a large portion of Kerry.

Financial terms for the amalgamation of the North Eastern, Great Central, Great Eastern, Great Northern, North British and Great North of Scotland railway companies were agreed.