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7th November 1916 - 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 November 1916

On this day:

  • Quiet Day   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Practically nothing happened all day.

    War Diaries

  • 200 Siege Bty join 31st HAG   200th Siege Battery joined 31st Heavy Artillery Group (HAG) on 7 Nov 16

  • 7th November 1916 Movement Orders

  • 7th November 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 7th Nov 1916 Very Wet Day


    18th Battn, vacated billets and occupied LEFT SUB SECTOR HEBUTERNE. Battn. HQ in the same place in HEBUTERNE. A & B Cos Right & Left Front. D & C Cos R & L Support. Relieved 14th YORKS & LANCS.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 7th Nov 1916 Working Parties

  • 7th Nov 1916 On the Move

  • 7th Nov 1916 Reliefs

  • 7th Nov 1916 Training

  • 7th of November 1916 TMs Silenced

  • 7th Nov 1916 Reliefs

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Lt. Thomas James Bowers. Nottinghamshire and Derby Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rifleman. Ernest Robert Reid. London Regiment 8th (Post Office Rifles) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Wilfred Norburn Richmond. East Yorks Regiment 790 Read their Story.

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