The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
2nd August 1915On this day:
- Staff changes The Adjutant, Capt. M.J.K. O’Malley rejoined 6th County of London Brigade from the Base.
A supply of Cooks' Carts were received.
- 2nd August 1915 A Wet Day
- P Class Zeppelin Zeppelin LZ49 (LZ79)
- Production Ref: LZ49
- Class type : P
- Tactical ref: LZ79
- Usage: Military
- First Flight: 2nd August 1915
Dropped a total of 4,440 kg (9,790 lb) of bombs in two attacks on Brest-Litovsk and Kovel, also one attack on Paris on the 30th January 1916. It was hit by French fire and damaged beyond repair in a forced landing near Ath.
- 2nd Aug 1915 A terrible time.
- 2nd Aug 1915 It is here our duty lies
- 2nd Aug 1915 Ship Sunk
- 2nd Aug 1915 On the March
- 2nd Aug 1915 In Dugouts
- 2nd Aug 1915 Relieved from the Line
- 2nd Aug 1915 Fatigues
- 2nd Aug 1915 Relief
- 2nd Aug 1915 Inspection
- 2nd August 1915
- 1st Cameronians instruct 10th Rifles near Laventie War Diary of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 2nd Division, records: Location, in trenches near Laventie. 4 platoons 10/RB attached from 8.30 pm for 24 hrs for instruction.
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