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



9th September 1916

On this day:


  • Infantry Attack   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report a quiet day until 1645 when the 1st Division attacked trenched in High Wood and to the East of High Wood. Canadian Division also attacked trenches to the North West of Munster Alley. 47th Divisional Artillery cooperated with an intense bombardment for 15 minutes on trenches in front of Martinpuich. 1st Division took the objectives to the East of High Wood and took some prisoners. The Canadians took all their objectives including sixty seven prisoners and one machine gun. The 15th Corps took Hop Alley and the 14th Corps took Ginchy.

    War Diaries


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

  • 9th September 1916 Mounted Training

  • 9th September 1916 Further casualties

  • 9th Sep 1916 Practice Attack

  • 9th Sep 1916 Working Parties

  • 9th Sep 1916 Training

  • 9th Sep 1916 On the March

  • 9th of September 1916 Reliefs





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William Allen. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 8th Bn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frank Percy Beniston. Royal Sussex Rgt. 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. James Boland. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 8th Btn.
  • 2nd Lt. William Boyd. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. William Hatchell Boyd. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Brennan. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Brown. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederic Arthur Cooke. London Regiment 5th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Deadman. Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Stephen Alex Dooner. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Friel. Royal Irish Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Jeremiah J. Glennon. Royal Irish Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Archibald Hallett. Hampshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Geoffrey Cecil Monck Hamilton. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. William Hurmson. Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Btn.
  • CQMS. William John Lake. Hampshire Regiment 11th Btn. A Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte Patrick Lynch. Highland Light Infantry 18th Battalion Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt Hugh Maguire. Connaught Rangers 6th Btn
  • 2nd Lt. William Morgan. 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Michael Smith. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. John Maxwell Sunley. NZ Field Artillery 5th Battery, 2nd Bde. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Welch. Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Welch. Durham Light Infantry 11th Btn.

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