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

5th July 1915

On this day:

  • 5th May 1915 9th Lancers C Squadron train

  • Demo re damping of smoke helmets.   Lt. Chapell returned from leave this morning.

    Lt. Grellier proceeded on eight days leave to England this evening.

    Visited 82nd and 83rd Field Ambulances with Assistant Director of Medical Services to see the transport of these units.

    Lt. Ford the attended 27th Divisional headquarters to see demonstration re damping of smoke helmets.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys

  • 1st Bn Herts relieve Kings Liverpool Regt   5-7-15. Two Companies went into trenches at Cuinchy A2 sector relieving the 5th Bn Kings Liverpool Regt. 2 Companies Brigade Reserve at Annequin.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • Monmouth Battalions to reform   On July 5th the first steps were taken to reform the three battalions. This lead to the 2nd Monmouth's being detached away on July 24 th and subsequently the final partition between 1st and 3rd Monmouth's on August 11th. The 3rd Monmouth's were reattached to the 83rd Brigade and reorganised into four Companies under Lt JM Jones, Captain HG Tyler, Lt LD Whitehead and Lt HA Hodges.

  • 5th Jul 1915 5th Lincs Relieved by 5th Staffords

  • 5th Jul 1915 In the Trenches

  • 5th Jul 1915 Rations

  • 5th Jul 1915 In the Trenches

  • 5th Jul 1915 Working Parties

  • 5th July 1915 

  • 5th of July 1915 

  • 5th Jul 1915 Enemy Attacks

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Drvr. Denis Brophy. 24th Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Robertson Cron. Royal Scots Fusiliers 5th Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Wilfred Arthur Hutchins. King's Royal Rifle Corps 8th Btn Read their Story.

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