The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
7th March 1915On this day:
- 7th March 1915 6th London RFA, Equipment movements
- 9th North Staffords at Hastings B Company, 9th Battalion North Staffs Regiment are at Hastings.
- Arrival of Lt. Clark Lt. R Clark reported his arrival at Armentières from St Omer for duty with 19th Field Ambulance RAMC.
- 1st Bn Herts still at Vendin 1st Hertfordshire Btn are in Corps Reserve at Vendin
- No 1 Squadron Royal Flying Corps was formed on 13 May 1912 from No 1 Balloon Company of the Royal Engineers which had been formed at Woolwich in 1878. In 1914 the Squadron transferred its balloon operations to the new Royal Naval Air Squadron and became an aeroplane fighting force based at Brooklands
At the outbreak of war the squadron initially provided aircrew training at Brooklands, but on 7 March 1915 it crossed over to RFC HQ at St Omer in France. It was equipped with a mixture of Avro 504s and Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.8s, and operated mainly in the reconnaissance role.
- 7th Mar 1915 2nd Queens in billets
- 7th Mar 1915 Bombardment Continues
- 7th Mar 1915 Rendezvous at Sea
- 7th Mar 1915 Platoon Training
- 7th Mar 1915 13th Londons on the March
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