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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

7th November 1915

On this day:

  • Gum Boots Issued   6th County of London Brigade RFA report at the following times shelling took place with two salvoes per Battery 2030, 2200, 2300, 0100, 0300 and 0400. 15th Battery fired at H.25.d.2.1 H.25.d.0.3 H.25.d.0.7 H.25.d.5.9 16th Battery fired at H.26.c.0.7 H.26.c.3.9 17th Battery fired at H.25.b.6.4 H.25.b.9.6 H.25.b.5.10 H.19.d.1.7

    The following message was received from the 47th Divisional Artillery. "The intermittent bombardment which has taken place during the last few days is to cease and short bombardments will take place instead".

    The weather was again foggy and observation difficult. At 1600 Bombardment of trench H.13.d.2.5 H.13.d.5.5 by all batteries of the 6th London Brigade RFA. Lt. Col. R.W. Christie RFA having returned from leave, resumed command of Christie Group. Gum boots were issued to batteries for use of telephonists and linesmen.

    War Diaries

  • 7th November 1915 Church Parade & working Parties

  • 7th Nov 1915 Liner Sunk

  • 7th Nov 1915 Cruiser sunk

  • 7 November 1915 Enemy Machine Destroyed

  • 7th Nov 1915 Gaza Captured

  • 7th Nov 1915 Church Parade

  • 7th Nov 1915 A Large Bag of Higgledy-piggledy

  • 7th Nov 1915 Not Downhearted

  • 7th Nov 1915 5th Yorks Relieve 5th DLI

  • 7th Nov 1915 On the Move

  • 7th Nov 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 7th Nov 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 7th Nov 1915 Fatigues

  • 7th Nov 1915 Church Parade

  • 7th November 1915 

  • 7th Nov 1915 Accident

  • 7th Nov 1915 To Rest Camp

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  • Pte. William Flynn. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.

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