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

3rd June 1915

On this day:

  • Registration Continues   6th County of London Brigade RFA report registration continues. 12 rounds were fired at A.30.b.4.8 and later 2 rounds at the same registration. The 16th London Battery fired 24 rounds in completing its registration. During the afternoon the enemy shelled the British front line trenches, when according to orders, this Brigade replied with 2 shells for every one German shell. In this way the 16th London Battery fired 34 rounds at the Bus Carre, a small clump of saps about 100 yards in front of the German front line trenches, probably used as an observation station. The 17th London Battery registered further points in its zone, G.11.d.5.7, G.17.g.2.4 and G.17.e.0.1. Tonight the British attacked Givenchy, when in spite of successful artillery fire they were repulsed from the positions gained by Minenwerfer. Owing to the exposed nature of the country, exercise for horses may only take place in batches of 16 or 17.

    War Diaries

  • 3rd June 1915 9th Lancers train

  • Return of Lt. Ford   Lt. Ford rejoined from the 1/ Cameronians on Lt. Robertson returning from leave.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys

  • 3rd Jun 1915 19th Seige Bty RGA under fire

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Behind the lines

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Enemy too strong

  • 3rd Jun 1915 2/8th Worcesters beat 2/4th Gloucesters at cricket

  • 3rd Jun 1915 New Aircraft in Action

  • 3rd Jun 1915 5th Lincs Relieve 4th Leics

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Shell Failed to Explode

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Inspection

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Under Shellfire

  • 3rd Jun 1915 Enemy Mines

  • 3rd Jun 1915 In Billets

  • 3rd June 1915 Instruction

  • 1915-06-03 

  • 3rd of June 1915 

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  • Pte. James Kenny. York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd Btn. C Coy. Read their Story.

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