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

3rd November 1915

On this day:

  • Hostile Fire   6th County of London Brigade RFA report: Throughout the day there was considerable shelling of our Front Line, particularly in section A2, by light field guns and howitzers. As yesterday, hostile field gun fire was effectively stopped by our field gun fire, but hostile fire from howitzers continued. 2/Lt W.J. O’Malley, 6th London Ammunition Column attached to the 15th London Battery during absence on leave of 2/Lt A.F. Blackwell.

    War Diaries

  • 3rd November 1915 9th Lancers new CO

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ52 (L18)

    • Production Ref: LZ52
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: L18
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 3rd November 1915


    Destroyed in a shed fire at Tondern during refuelling on the 17th November 1915.

    John Doran

  • 3rd Nov 1915 At Rest Camp

  • 3rd Nov 1915 At Rest Camp

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Cargo Ship Lost

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Collecting Rations

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Training & Route March

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Wet and Miserable

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Fatigues

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Artillery Active

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Working Parties

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Reliefs

  • 3rd November 1915 Reinforcements

  • 3rd Nov 1915 Quieter

  • 3rd of November 1915 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Harold Fawcett. Royal Army Medical Corp 1/1st East Lancashire Field Ambulance Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Ferguson. South Lancashire Regiment 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • RSM Henry O'Leary. Connaught Rangers 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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