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

4th December 1914

On this day:

  • 2nd Life Guards Inspected by the Brigadier   An inspection of men and horses of the 2nd Life Guards was held by the Brigadier at Eecke. In the afternoon an R A Officer attended to advise on the siting of trenches and to discuss the question of Artillery Positions.

    War Diary

  • Leicestershire Yeomanry preparations   Troop/squadron drill. Transport teams re-organised, light horses being put in echelon 'A' wagons. Instruction in use of bayonet.

    War diary of Leicestershire Yeomanry, St Sylvestre

  • 4th Dec 1914 Lucky to be Alive

  • 4th Dec 1914 At Rest

  • 4th Dec 1914 Snipers Active

  • 4th Dec 1914 Snipers Active

  • 4th Dec 1914 Missing his Wife

  • 4th Dec 1914 It's Not Half Lively

  • 4th Dec 1914 Bridge and Defence Work

  • 4th December 1914 Operations restricted by bad weather

  • 4th Dec 1914 In Billets

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