The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
8th September 1916On this day:
- Special Shoots 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery.
A quiet day and the Batteries carried out a programme of special shoots.
At 1745 the 1st Division attacked enemy trenches in High Wood. 47th Divisional Artillery cooperated with an intense bombardment for 15 minutes and then fired on trenches to North West of High Wood. 1st Division at first took their objectives but later dropped back on account of their flanks being exposed. A few prisoners were taken.
- 8th September 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- 8th September 1916 Routine
- 8th Sep 1916 Fragments must be Reported
- 8th Sep 1916 Working Parties
- 8th Sep 1916 Inspection
- 8th Sep 1916 Working Party
- 8th Sep 1916 Address
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Hugh Curry. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th Batallion Pte. Christopher Foy. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 8th Btn. Pte. Edgar Glynn Rees. Welsh Regiment 2nd Btn Pte. William Rumsey. South Wales Borderers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
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