The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
4th October 1916On this day:
- 3rd Oct 1916 Prevention
- Bad Light 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at
Very quiet day on our front with no infantry action at all. C236 Battery has one gun in it's new position and B236 Battery has 4. The light is very bad, but some registration is done by the Batteries. It has rained for most of the day.
- 4th October 1916 Reinforcements
- 4th October 1916 Divisional Inspections
- 4th October 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- 4th Oct 1916 The Problem of Dark Evenings
- GIVENCHY SECTOR IN THE TRENCHES
Quiet in morning. Relieved by 1st DUKE of CORNWALLS LIGHT INF. And moved into Village (support) Line. No casualties. D Co. held GIVENCHY KEEP, HILDERS, HERTS. A Co. PONT FIXE SOUTH. B Co. ORCHARD. Heavy rain at night.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 4th Oct 1916 On the March
- 4th Oct 1916 Troop Ship Sunk
- 4th Oct 1916 Shelling
- 4th Oct 1916 Working Parties
- 4th Oct 1916 In the Front Line
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Joseph Battisson. South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Btn. Pte. Alfred John Bunyard. Royal Fusiliers 32nd Battalion Read their Story. Cpl. Joseph Connolly. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Btn. Read their Story. Spr. Edwin Forbes Dick. Royal Engineers 1st/1st Edinburgh Field Coy Pte. Edgar William Hadley. Royal Fusiliers 26th (Bankers) Btn. Read their Story. Sgt. Frederick Hunwick. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Battalion Pte. George R. Lawson. 3rd Btn. Canadian Pioneers Read their Story. Cpl. Michael Austin McCormack. Northumberland Fusiliers 8th Battalion Read their Story. 2nd Lt. John Frederick Louis Sieber. East Yorkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Read their Story.
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