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10th April 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

10th April 1916

On this day:

  • 5th Apr 1916 Exchange of Fire

  • Bombardment and Retailiation   6th County of London Brigade RFA by Carency report The Pimple was bombarded with heavy & light guns. At first the affect did not seem good, but later on many good hits were obtained. This was in conjunction with a bombardment by the 23rd Division which seemed very effective. The enemy retaliated for the bombardment of the Pimple by shelling the Souchez valley with 4.2s. (4.2 inch guns).

    War Diaries

  • Ongoing training and inspections   9th Queens Royal Lancers

    10th April 1916 - Billets Enquin - Training under squadron arrangements in the morning. Musketry, Hotchkiss rifle and bombing courses in the afternoon. 2/Lt HA Porter returned from hospital. 2 ORs to temp hospital.

    war diaries

  • 10th Apr 1916 Dangerous Terrain

  • 10th Apr 1916 Aeroplane Co-operation

  • 10th Apr 1916 Attack Made

  • 10th Apr 1916 Baths

  • 10th Apr 1916 A Long Journey

  • 10th Apr 1916 Exchange of Fire

  • 10th of April 1916 Working with RE

  • 10th April 1916 Divisional band formation

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  • Pte. J. E Barrett. British West Indies Regiment Read their Story.

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