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6th September 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 September 1914

On this day:

  • 9th Heavy Battery to Woolwich   9th Heavy Battery proceeded to Woolwich on the 6th September, and came under the command of Major Castens at the end of October.

  • Small Advance   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA Started at 0830 and to our great relief at last joined in general advance of our 3 armies. Fired only 30 rounds at long range and went into bivouac in Pezarches at 2030.

    War Diaries

  • 6th September 1914 General Army Advance

  • 6th September 1914 End of Retreat

  • 6th Sep 1914 Advance Guard

  • 6th Sep 1914 On the March

  • 6th Sep 1914 In Reserve

  • 6th September 1914 Attack commencement

  • 6th Sep 1914 In Reserve

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Michael Blood. Irish Guards 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. J. Dennis. Royal Field Artillery The West African Frontier Force Read their Story.
  • Lt. Alexander Charles Holme. Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st Btn. 1attd. 3rd Bn. Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F. Read their Story.
  • Capt. Charles Reginald Thompson Hopkinson. East Surrey Regiment attd. 3rd Bn. Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F. Read their Story.

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