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6th November 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 November 1915

On this day:


  • Dense Mist   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Mazingarbe report dense mist throughout the day making observation impossible. Enemy shelled Chalk Pit at 1500. The 47th (London) Division was inspected by the Lord Mayor of London. Ten men were sent to represent the brigade, and were inspected near Mazingarbe church. Eighteen 18 pounder guns, eighteen firing battery, first line and ammunition column wagons were received from the Divisional Artillery at Noeux les Mines station. 5th London Brigade RFA being out of action, received their full compliment of guns and wagons first. The remaining 6 eighteen pounder guns, 6 gun limbers, 6 firing battery wagons, 6 first line wagons, and 6 ammunition column wagons, together with 2 cases of stores, were handed over to the 6th London Brigade RFA. They were fetched by the 6th London Ammunition Column and are being retained and guarded by this unit at Noeux les Mines until the arrival of the remainder of the guns etc.

  • 6th November 1915 C Sqd 9th Lancers Horses Inspected

  • 6th Nov 1915 Fire on Board

  • 6th Nov 1915 Legend Lost

  • 6th Nov 1915 Shocking Shells

  • 6th Nov 1915 On the Move

  • 6th Nov 1915 Preparation for Move

  • 6th Nov 1915 Trench Work

  • 6th Nov 1915 Working Parties

  • 6th Nov 1915 In the Trenches

  • 6th Nov 1915 Working Parties

  • 6th Nov 1915 Accident

  • 6th Nov 1915 To Rest Camp





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  • Pte. John Partington Booth. King's Royal Rifle Corps 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Fawcett Halstead. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Battalion Read their Story.

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