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6th April 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



6th April 1915

On this day:


  • Welsh Border Brigade Inspected   At Bailleul the whole brigade assembled for inspection by General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien, their Army Commander.

  • 6th April 1915 9th Lancers attack

  • Visit by new ADMS   Col. B H Scott the new Assistant Director Medical Services of 6th Division visited the Field Ambulance this morning.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys


  • 1st Bn Herts take over from Coldstream Guards   Bn took over trenches at Givenchy from the 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards. Nos. 1&3 Coys in front line, Nos. 2&4 Coys in second line.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment


  • 6th Apr 1915 5th Lincs on the March

  • 6th Apr 1915 Training

  • 6th Apr 1915 Warwcks on the March

  • 6th Apr 1915 In Billets

  • 6th Apr 1915 Inspection





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John McBarron. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own) 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Archibald Robert Moore. East Lancashire Regiment Read their Story.

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