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10th October 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 October 1915

On this day:

  • Church Parade   Church Parade at 1045 for the whole 6th London Brigade. Order to move at a half hour notice cancelled.

  • 14th DLI arrive at Armentieres   14th Btn. Durham Light Infantry arrive at Armentieres.

  • 10th October 1915 Church service

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ56 (LZ86)

    • Production Ref: LZ56
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: LZ86
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 10th October 1915


    Carried out 7 attacks dropping a total of 14,800 kg (32,600 lb) of bombs along the Eastern and South-Eastern front. It crashed on the 5th September 1916 at Temesvar,(now Timisoara, Romania) killing nine of the crew.

  • 10th Oct 1915 Recovering from Wounds

  • 10th Oct 1915 10th Essex in Reserve

  • 10th Oct 1915 Last Letter Home

  • 10th Oct 1915 Instruction

  • 10th Oct 1915 In Billets

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James William Broadley. West Yorkshire Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Entwistle. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Entwistle. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.

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