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



9th July 1916

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberlands to Bouzincourt   16th Northumberlands move to Bouzincourt.

  • 3rd Monmouths hold the line   A and D Companies of the 3rd Monmouths helped hold off another German attack and four men were awarded gallantry cards.

  • Billets and Roads Shelled   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery. at Aix-Noulette. Col. Peel took over command of Right Group. Col Lowe and Adjutant along with HQ Staff moved to new billets in Helsin. All quiet on this front. During the night the enemy's billets and ration roads were shelled in conjunction with IV Corps heavy artillery.

  • 9th July1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 9th July 1916 Move to billets

  • 9th July 1916 Move postponed for 24 hrs - Church Services

  • 9th Jul 1916 Roads Shelled

  • 9th Jul 1916 Sunday in France

  • 9th Jul 1916 On Stand by

  • 9th Jul 1916 In Action

  • 9th Jul 1916 No Support

  • 9th Jul 1916 Raid Made

  • 9th Jul 1916 In Camp

  • 9th July 1916 On the March





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. George Henry Davis. Northumberland Fusiliers 21st (2nd Tyneside Scottish) Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Thomas Evans. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Louis Fox. Manchester Regiment 18th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Quinn. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Willoughby Seaborne. Middlesex Regiment 19th Btn.
  • Pte. Thomas Singyard. London Regiment 22nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Snowdon. Kings Own Scottish Borderers 7th/8th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur Stoten. Royal Fusiliers 13th Btn.

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