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3rd April 1916On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusilers relieved 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusilers relieved in front line. They spend the night at Bouzincourt then march to Pierregot for a perios of rest.
records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923
- German Aeroplane Shot Down 6th County of London Brigade RFA. Territorial Force at
Capt. Causland 2nd Household Division attached to the 17th London Battery returned to England. Lt. Woollett 6th London Brigade Ammunition Column was attached to the 15th London Battery.
A quiet day with a hostile minenwerfer (mortar) active at about 0900. We retaliated apparently with effect.
A German aeroplane was shot down in our lines about 1000.
The 15th London Battery registered by aeroplane in the afternoon.
- 3rd April 1916
- 3rd April 1916 inspections and training
- 3rd Apr 1916 Into the Trenches
- 3rd Apr 1916 Attempted Rescue
- 3rd Apr 1916 Canteen Fire
- Reliefs At 8pm 18th DLI vacated trenches east of Auchonvilliers being relieved by 12th Yorks & Lancs and returned to billets at Beaussart.
The National Archives 18DLI War Diary WO95/2361/1
- 3rd Apr 1916 Reliefs
- 3rd Apr 1916 Bravery Recognised
- 3rd April 1916 Mortar demonstration
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