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

8th March 1915

On this day:

  • 8th March 2015 Further Supplies

  • Opening of Officers Convalescent Depot in Armentières   Officers Convalescent Depot, 96 Rue Sadi Carnot opened today for reception of officers. QMS Aldhous joined from the 16th Field Ambulance for duty.

    War Diary 19th Field Ambulance RAMC, Armentières

  • 1st Bn Herts remain at Vendin   Bn in Corps Reserve at Vendin.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 8th Mar 1915 2nd Queens to trenches

  • 8th Mar 1915 Sore Feet

  • 8th Mar 1915 Attack Launched

  •    Minutes of Committee Meeting Cocken Hall March 8th 1915

    Present:- Wm. Cresswell Gray, Colonel Hugh Bowes, Captain W.D. Lowe, and Colonel R. Burdon.

    Colonel Bowes’ action with regard to the appointment of the two officers to the Depot Company was confirmed. The strength of the Battalion remained approximately as at the last meeting, in consequence of transfers to other Battalions, and the men being rejected after medical examination.

    Colonel Bowes notified that some of the senior officers had been sent to Alnmouth for a course.

  • 8th Mar 1915 

  • 8th March 1915 An Exciting Time

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