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9th January 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

9th January 1916

On this day:

  • 6th London Battery Activity   A little registration & principally retaliation at request of Infantry took place. A bombardment by the 5 inch howitzers of 6th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery took place. The 3rd London Battery also took part and fired very satisfactorily.

    War Diaries

  • 9th Jan 1916 Hospital Ship Docks

  • 9th Jan 1916 NER Men at the Front

  • 9th Jan 1916 Ammunition Dumps Exploded

  • 9th Jan 1916 Reliefs

  • 9th Jan 1916 Parcels

  • 9th Jan 1916 Trench Work

  • 9th Jan 1916 On the Move

  • 9th Jan 1916 On the Move

  • 9th Jan 1916 In Camp

  • 9th Jan 1916 On the Move


    18TH Battn. moved by route march from DOULLENS into billets at ORVILLE reaching billets 2.15am. 18th Battalion DLI entered Reserve Army XIII Corps.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

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  • L/Cpl. Joseph Hooson. York and Lancs 2nd Btn
  • Pte. Thomas Lindsay. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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