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

6th December 1915

On this day:

  • Relocations   6th County of London Brigade RFA report 2/Lt W.J. O’Malley, 6th London Brigade Ammunition Column, transferred to 47th Divisional Artillery Column. 15th London Battery were today relieved by the 20th London Battery, for whom they left their guns. 15th London Battery proceeded to Noeux les Mines where they remained for the night.

    War Diaries

  • 6th Dec 1915 18th DLI sail from Liverpool

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ57 (LZ87)

    • Production Ref: LZ57
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: LZ87
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 6th December 1915


    Carried out 2 attacks on Ramsgate and Margate dropping a total 3,000 kg (6,600 lb) of bombs. In July 1916 it was handed over to the German Navy and carried out 16 reconnaissance missions around the Baltic Sea. It was later used as a training school ship and then decommissioned in July 1917.

    John Doran

  • 6th December 1915 9th Lancers Billets Inspected

  • Ongoing Action   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    Too windy to register, retaliated. The Argylle and Sutherland Highlanders relieved the 1st Middlesex. We have Infantry of 33rd Division in front of us and are attached to the 12th Divisional Artillery.

    war diaries

  • 6th Dec 1915 In the Trenches

  • 6th Dec 1915 Inspection Delayed

  • 6th Dec 1915 Attack on Lumebe Point

  • 6th Dec 1915 Flooded Trenches

  • 6th Dec 1915 On Duty

  • 6th Dec 1915 Football & Boxing

  • 6th Dec 1915 Anniversary

  • 6th Dec 1915  Trench Work

  • 6th December 1915 Divisional Lecture

  • 6th Dec 1915 Patrols

  • 6th of December 1915 

  • 6th December 1915 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Capt. Charles Andrew Martin. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Roach. North Staffordshire Regiment 7th Btn Read their Story.

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