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3rd January 1916 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

3rd January 1916

On this day:

  • Enemy Shelling   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Annequin report: Enemy shelling was very light today until 1500, when light field guns and howitzers opened fire on our trenches in A.21.a.2.5.

    War Diaries

  • Inspections   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA


    3rd Jan - Exercise Party and inspection of Horses and sick horses in the morning.

    4th Jan - Rode with Colonel Olivant out to OC D and OC J to Annequin to see new position.

    5th Jan - In the morning 5 remounts arrived. Layng in the morning.

    war diaries

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Waiting for an SOS

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Living in a Lake

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Gas Removed

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Hospital Ship Departs

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Good Billets and a Quiet Time

  • 3rd Jan 1916 On the Move

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Miracle Patient

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Artillery Active

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Reinforcements

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Relief

  • 3rd Jan 1916 Reliefs

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Rflmn. Edgar George Crockett. London Regiment 15th (Civil Service Rifles) Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Henry John Randall. Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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