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

5th January 1915

On this day:

  • Lt.Col. Ferguson resumes command of 2nd Life Guards   Lt.Col. Ferguson returned from England to resume command of the 2nd Life Guards having recovered from his wounds.

    War Diary

  • 5th January 1915 Back into trenches

  • 5th Jan 1915 1st East Lancs under fire

  • 5th Jan 1915 Enemy Ship Sunk

  • 5th Jan 1915 In the Trenches

  • 5th Jan 1915 3rd York & Lanc on the Move

  • 5th Jan 1915 Defence Work

  • 5th Jan 1915 24 Hour Reliefs

  • 5th Jan 1915 Shelling

  • 7th Dublin Fusiliers departure reported in Irish Times   The Irish Times reported on the 7th Dublin Fusiliers departure from Ireland, the Battalion marched from the Royal Barracks, Dublin across Essex Bridge, through the commercial centre of Dame Street, then College Green and crossed O'Connell Bridge to the Liffy Quays. They crossed to England to join 10th Division at Hackwood Park.

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James McNaught. King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Battalion

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