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6th December 1914 - 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 December 1914

On this day:

  • Divine service parade at Ecke    Divine service parade and communion were held by the Brigade Chaplain at Eecke, in which the 2nd Life Guards participated.

    War Diary

  • Sheffield City Battalion at Redmires Camp   The men of the Sheffield City Battalion are engaged in making their new camp habitable, completing the work to be done on the huts and quarrying stone to create paths and roadways.

    Sheffield City Battalion - Ralph Gibson & Paul Oldfield

  • Leicestershire Yeomanry washing arrangements   Arrangements made for bathing of men and washing of clothes

    War diary of Leicestershire Yeomanry, St Sylvestre

  • 6th Dec 1914 Very Wet Day

  • 6th Dec 1914 The Greatest Battle

  • 6th Dec 1914 Trenches Flooded

  • 6th Dec 1914 Bombardment

  • 6th December 1914 Limited action due to bad weather

  • 6th Dec 1914 Parade

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