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NIGERIA AND CAMEROONS. FIGHTING AT MANY PLACES WITH VARYING RESULTS. (Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.) The High Commissioner reports from Loudon on -October 27, at 12.40 a.m. :—The Colonial Oihce issues a summary of the military operations in Nigeria and the German Cameroon*;. On August 25 the .British occupied. Tope. On August 29 we- attacked, the German station at Cam. Our force was nea.vily counter-attacked at dawn, suffering considerable fosses, ami was comp-jilcd to retire, and subsequently ' retreated into British territory. Another British column, reconnoitring from Ikon, in Southern Nigeria, on August 25 occupied Nanakang, five miles over the German frontier. A third British, force, from Calabar, crossed llio Anglo-German boundary on August 29 and seized Archibeng. On September 6 the garrison left in Naiiakang was attacked by the enemy and repulsed, but a second attack was successful. The casualties were heavy. While these events were taking place the warships Cumberland and Dwarf lccoiuioiucd th l louth ot the t maujiu nver On Vptunbii the lunch ti i 2 i t n ked I koko attended by the French Wiiislni b ipn- the Cumm \ut <ui\cn back, and the German auxihuv \c -, !-> Lhi >•> mil 1> > \ i< ill hi On "feci ti wb i_/ i tj d n I \ Jjiitish ship-- tlie towns of Dual i mil bill mi i ' I in I i M In i 1 i 'i l i l i < t'u p ts-,ige of the Japom ili I ui I i li ( i i iiuk \w. made on Jabassi with t i i i il uid m mil id but a second attack on otiUl i 1 w u s-d ' ) ipied On ot< i<i 10 i in„t„id ui 1 i i tin\ it a Sisa, north of the C lint looiia A column ot i \i n cnan n 3 iuient i nun i tin distuct aiound Mora. The Germans die understood to lu\ mi 'iu to the south. The British killed were 12 officers and 95 men: wounded, seven officers and 21 men; prisoners, four officers and 49 men.

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STOP PRESS ITEMS., Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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STOP PRESS ITEMS. Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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