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



9th June 1915

On this day:


  • 9th May 1915 9th Lancers in the trenches

  • 6th London Brigade RFA relieved by 36th Bde.   The remaining sections of each battery of the 6th London Brigade RFA were relieved by sections of batteries of the 36th Brigade RFA and, together with the Brigade Headquarter Staff, proceeded to Lapugnoy, which was reached in the early hours of Thursday morning. The whole Small Arms Ammunition section of the Brigade Ammunition Column, and one section of gun ammunition, was detached from the Brigade, and was stationed at Drovin under 2/Lt H.B. Wells, to supply the 140 Infantry Brigade and the 19th London Battery (who remained in action) with ammunition.

  • 9th June 1915 9th Lancers train

  • Issue of Respirators   Very hot day. Heavy thunderstorm in late afternoon.

    Visited 36th Field Ambulance to see Colonel Dunn with reference to attachment of two of his officers.

    Issued Respirators to the Field Ambulance personnel. Lt. Ford appointed Brigade Respirator Adviser.

  • 9th Jun 1915 Battle Cruiser Torpedoed

  • 9th Jun 1915 Brigade Reserve

  • 9th Jun 1915 In Bivouacs

  • 9th Jun 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 9th Jun 1915 Recce

  • 9th Jul 1915 Reinforcements





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Bickle. Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Bickle. Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Hamilton Booth. 7th (British Columbia) Btn Read their Story.
  • Dmr. Fletcher Clough. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Drmr. Fletcher Clough. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. David Hackett. Worcestershire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Thornton. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.

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