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7th February 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



7th February 1915

On this day:


  • 2 Life Guards in trenches   2nd Life Guards stood to at 6 am and relieved C Squadron with B. French Battery shelled German trenches, having first asked us to keep our heads down. Went to trenches as usual. 94 rifles in trenches and remainder fatiguing all day. 4 or 5 men have swollen feet. Big guns all day. Party of relieving officers, 40 in all, arrived more or less as our guests. Kavanagh came at 10 and stayed till midnight.

  • Visit to 19th Field Ambulance HQ   Visited 19th Btn HQ to interview the Brigadier General re matters concerning medical change of units of the Brigade.

  • Another 1st Bn Herts fatality at Cuinchy   Two Companies under Captain Jones reported to O.C. 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards at 6.30am at Cuinchy. No.2 Coy sent 2 platoons to Fire Trench.

    1 man killed in No.1 Company in support. Lieut. J. Pawle dangerously wounded.

  • 7th Feb 1915 Ongoing Actions in Trenches

  • 7th Feb 1915 Quiet day

  • 7th Feb 1915 Football

  • 7th Feb 1915 Reinforcements





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