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7th December 1915On this day:
- Ongoing Action E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
7th Dec - Registered right and left points of our zone which consists of two German salients. Colonel Short came to Observation Point to inspect it and considered it unsuitable and not safe. The OP is a very good one consisting of a tree but hardly suitable for sitting in all day in the winter.
8th to 9th Dec - nothing to report, everything very quiet.
10th to 12th Dec - registered new points.
- Moves and Conference 15th London Battery, 6th County of London Brigade RFA
proceeded from Noeux les Mines to Auchel. The section of the 6th London Ammunition Column is remaining in action until further orders. A lecture given at Rambert on the “Buffer” by a member of staff of the Inspectorate of Munitions, IV Corps. As many officers as possible attended. OC. Brigade attended a conference at 47 Divisional Artillery HQ. at Lillers. Capt W. Cooper, 17th London Battery and RSM. J.T. Hood are attending the 47th Divisional Ammunition Column Gunnery Course as instructors.
Lt Col R.R. Wansbrough proceeded to England.
- 16th Northumberland Fusilers under instruction in front line The whole of the 16th Battalion, went into the front line, under instruction from troops of 18th Division. They received the message “hallo Northumberlands” from the German lines.
- 7th December 1915 9th Lancers Inspection
- 7th Dec 1915 In the Thick of Things
- 7th Dec 1915 Sergeant Major's Secret
- 7th Dec 1915 Mean Tricks
- 7th Dec 1915 Company & Platoon Drill
- 7th Dec 1915 Lord Derby Recruits Attest
- 7th Dec 1915 Wet Day
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