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

3rd December 1915

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusilers go into front line   Two platoons per company went into the line, later relieved by other two platoons under instruction.

    records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923

  • Batteries move   The 6th County of London Brigade RFA, less 15th London Battery and one section of the Brigade Ammunition Column (commanded by Lieut W.J. Barnard), proceeded from Moeux les Mines to Cauchy a la Tour, a village occupied by the 7th London Brigade RFA. The horselines were unsatisfactory and the billets, consisting of barns, were bad.

    War Diaries

  • 3rd December 1915 9th Lancers provide Work Parties

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Peace in Sight

  • Inactive   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    Did not register as there was no light.

    war diaries

  • 3rd Dec 1915 5th Lincs on the March

  • 3rd Dec 1915 2nd East Surreys on the Move

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Hockey Matches

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Hard on the Feet

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Parade & Training

  • 3rd Dec 1915 On the March

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Reliefs

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Lecture

  • 3rd of December 1915 A Hospital Visit

  • 3rd December 1915 Obstacle course training

  • 3rd Dec 1915 Outposts

  • 3rd Dec 1915 On the March

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James Addison. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Thomas William Wadey. Royal Garrison Artillery 32nd How. Bty. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Thomas William Wadey. Royal Garrison Artillery 32nd Trench Howitzer Battery Read their Story.

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