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10th April 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

10th April 1915

On this day:

  • 6th London Brigade RFA First Time into the Front Line    6th County of London Brigade RFA advanced party were ordered to leave Rue de Leanette at 0400 and waited until 1100 before receiving instructions as to their destination. Finally the 15th Battery proceeded to a position south of the La Bassee canal, the 16th Battery to a position north of the La Bassee canal, and the 17th Battery returned to a position west of Bethune, in reserve. The 15th and 16th Batteries are under the tactical command of Colonel Parry RA (34th Brigade RFA).

    War Diaries

  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.

  • 10th April 1915 9th Lancers at Meteren

  • 1st Bn Herts back at Givenchy   The Bn again took over B1 Givenchy from the 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 10th Apr 1915 Registering apparently not quite correct

  • 10th Apr 1915 Thunderstorms

  • 10th Apr 1915 Preparations for Move

  • 10th Apr 1915 Trench Work

  • 10th Apr 1915 Embarkation

  • 10th Apr 1915 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Capt. Field. Royal Army Medical Corps Read their Story.
  • Pte. Peter McBain. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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