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2nd February 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

2nd February 1915

On this day:

  • Archbishop of York gives speech in Halifax   Victoria Hall, Halifax was the seeting for a well attended meeting to hear a speech by the Archbishop of York on the nation's part in the war.

  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.

  • 1st Bn Herts moves to Annequin   Captain Lowry, Lieut. Molony, Lieut. Gibbons, Lieut. M. Whately, Lieut. Oldham arrived from Reserve Battalion. The Bn moved to Annequin, one Company in support trenches in Cuinchy, two Companies and H.Q. at Annequin.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 2nd Feb 1915 2nd Queens relieved

  • 2nd Feb 1915 A Letter of Thanks

  • 2nd Feb 1915 Prisoner Taken

  • 2nd Feb 1915 Enemy Trench Raid

  • 2nd Feb 1915 Bullet Controversy

  • 2nd Feb 1915 Trench Work

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • John Edward Adamson. Coldstream Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frank Blackburn Dover. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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