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9th May 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 May 1916

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusilers move to Vadencourt Wood   The 16th Northumberland Fusiliers move into tents in Vadencourt Wood for twelve days.

    records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923

  • Scheme of Attack is practised   The scheme of attack is practised between Baizieux and Bavelincourt for several days.

    records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923

  • Daily Battery Activity   6th County of London Brigade RFA report Capt Love OC. 6th London Brigade Artillery Column and Lt Yenchen 17th London Battery proceeded on 7 days leave of absence to England.

    War Diaries

  • 9th May 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 9th May 1916 Further experiments - bad weather

  • 9th May 1916 Light Work

  • 9th May 1916 Gun Experiments

  • 9th May 1916 Working Parties

  • 9th May 1916 Model Trenches

  • 9th May 1916 Training

  • 9th May 1916 Privations

  • 9th May 1916 

  • 9th May 1916 Advance across - No Mans Land

  • 9th to 16th May 1916 

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  • L/Cpl. John Whalley Rangecroft. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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