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



3rd April 1915

On this day:


  • 6th London Brigade RFA Inspected   An inspection was carried out in the rain, of 17th London Battery by the OC. Brigade. The remainder of the 6th London Brigade Officers returned from the Firing Line.

  • 3rd April 1915 9th Lancers in billets

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ38

    • Production Ref: LZ38
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: none
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 3rd April 1915

    History.

    Achieved first bombing raid on London on 31 May 1915 killing 7 and injuring 35 people (with material damage assessed at 18,596). Carried out five successful raids on Ipswich, Ramsgate, Southend (twice) and London, dropping a total of 8,360 kg (18,430 lb) of bombs. Destroyed by British bombing in its hangar at Evere on 7 June 1915.

  • 3rd Apr 1915 5th Lincs Training

  • 3rd Apr 1915 Very Wet Day

  • 3rd Apr 1915 Artful Dodgers

  • 3rd Apr 1915 Territorials Under Instruction

  • 3rd Apr 1915 Preparations

  • 30th Apr 1915 Working Parties





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