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



4th June 1915

On this day:


  • Air Raid   Zeppelin L.10 dropped bombs on Gravesend, strong winds led the commander to misjudge his position, his target had been London.

  • Batteries Register   In 6th County of London Brigade RFA 15th London Battery fired 11 rounds on A.30.g.4.8 and later fired 2 rounds on the same target. 16th London Battery fired 10 rounds in registering southern limit 4 extension of zone. 17th London Battery registered extension of the same zone as 16th London Battery.

    War Diaries


  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots France 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in France.

  • 4th June 1915 9th Lancers reinforced

  • Enteric fever and meningitis cases    Reported case of Enteric Fever in Estaminet au Pogrès - a civilian occupant. Armourers of Division removed and put in other billets and place placed "out of bounds".

    Pte. Dainton 5/Scottish Rifles admitted to Field Ambulance with cerebrospinal meningitis and special wagon sent for, and case sent to Isolation Hospital, Bailleul. The case was apparently a sporadic case, and occurred in billets. All steps were taken with Lt. Clark, MO of Regiment for isolation of contacts and daily inspection. Officer commanding Sanitary Section informed and billet disinfected.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys


  • 4th Jun 1915 Quiet morning for 19th Seige Bty RGA

  • 4th Jun 1915 8th Worcesters in the trenches

  • 4th Jun 1915 2/8th Worcs Defend the East Coast

  • 4th Jun 1915 Grass Fires

  • 14th Jun 1915 Officer Killed

  • 4th Jun 1915 Hard Fighting

  • 4th Jun 1915 On the March

  • 4th Jun 1915 On the March

  • 4th Jun 1915 On the Move

  • 4th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 4th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 4th Jun 1915 In Action

  • 4th Jun 1915 In Billets

  • 4th of June 1915 Troop Movements

  • 4ht of June 1915 Army Commander visit

  • 4th of June 1915 Relief Orders

  • 4th of June 1915 Trench visit

  • 4th of June 1915 Relief

  • 4th of June 1915 Visit to Front Line

  • 4ht of June 1915 

  • 4th Jul 1915 On Stand by





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Williams Addison. Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt Cmdr. Wallace Moir Annand. Royal Naval Division Colingwood Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Arrandale. East Lancashire Regiment 1st/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. John Bolton. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. James Bridge. Manchester Regiment 1st/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Costello. Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. James Dick. Royal Engineers 2nd (Lowland) Field Coy
  • Pte. Robert Dillon. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. Walter Duff. Collingwood Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur Duggan. Worcestershire Regiment 4th Btn.
  • Pte. John Eardley. Manchester Regiment Read their Story.
  • Pte. Percy Fenn. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. John White Ferguson. DCM. Hood Btn. Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. James High. Collingwood Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Oliver W. Hodgetts. Worcestershire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Hughes. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. Walter Alfred Leland. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Morrison. Gordon Highlanders 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. Thomas Newton. Hood Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frank Nott. Worcester Regiment 4th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Nutter. East Lancashire Regiment 1st/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Frank O'Donnell. Royal Engineers 1st/2nd (East Lancs) Field Coy. Read their Story.
  • RSM. John Pearce. DCM. Kings Own Scottish Borderers 1st Btn.
  • Pte. Francis George Vie. Middlesex Regt (Cambridge's Own) 3rd Battalion Read their Story.

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