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8th July 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



8th July 1915

On this day:


  • 6th London Brigade RFA Movements    One section of the 15th London Battery left it's position at Vermelles and one section of the 16th London Battery left itís position at Annequim and proceeded to a new position at Mazingarbe, as did one section of the 17th London Battery from Lapugoy, where the 17th Lon Battery and Brigade Headquarters had remained. All the above moves took place after dusk today.

  • 8th July 1915 9th Lancers train

  • Damping of smoke helmets    Parade of half the Field Ambulance for damping of smoke helmets. Lt. Ford as the Brigade respirator advisor is completing the damping off all smoke helmets of the Brigade.

  • Capt Gathorne-Hardy leaves 1st Bn Herts   Captain the Honourable N.C. Gathorne-Hardy, Adjutant, left the Battalion to command the 4th Bn Rifle Brigade

  • Relocation   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    In reserve with 5th Cavalry Brigade near Noordpeene.

    Changed our billets owing to want of water and went into bivouac and billets in a farm 3/4 miles South East of Noordpeene.

    9th to 27th July - in reserve near Noordpeene.

  • 8th Jul 1915 Kitchener's Visit

  • 08th Jul 1915 Route March and Working Parties

  • 8th Jul 1915 Working Parties

  • 8th Jul 1915 Enemy Movements

  • 8th Jul 1915 Improvements

  • 8th Jul 1915 Trench Work





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  • Pte. Arthur Millen. London Regiment 22nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Thomas Seales. East Lancashire Regiment. 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Thomas Seales. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.

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