Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Battle of the Yser': Belgium German Empire Race to the Sea Schlieffen Plan World War I Calais Channel (geography) Dunkirk France Siege of Antwerp Yser First Battle of Ypres 1914 October 16 Diksmuide Bruges Ostend 4th Army (Germany) Nieuwpoort, Belgium Ypres HMS Humber (1913) HMS Mersey (1913) HMS Severn (1913) Horace Hood Lombardsijde Monitor (warship) Royal Navy October 18 Arras United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Boulogne-sur-Mer October 21 October 23 October 25 October 26 October 29 October 30 Flemish people List of battles (geographic) Marcel Lobelle Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg Herman Baltia 52nd Reserve Division (German Empire) 53rd Reserve Division (German Empire) 54th Reserve Division (German Empire) HMS Foresight (1904) Ypres Salient 39th Division (German Empire) 51st Reserve Division (German Empire) Hans Hartwig von Beseler