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10th October 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 October 1916

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers relieved at Cuinchy   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusilers relieved by the 2nd Btn East Surrey Regiment and the 2nd King Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the Cuinchy sub sector. The 16th Northumberlands move to Bethune for training.

  • Ammunition Moved   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report No events of any importance. C236 Battery finally cleared its dump at it's old position at Bazentin le Petit Windmill and took the ammunition up to 237th Battery positions.

  • 10th October 1916 Staff ride, appointment and award.

  • 10th October 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 10th Oct 1916 27th Field Ambulance in Action

  • 10th Oct 1916 Communication

  • 10th Oct 1916 On the Move

  • 10th Oct 1916 On the March

  • 10th Oct 1916 Reliefs Completed

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Bdn. William Henry Bodill. 10th (Prince of Wales' Own Royal) Hussars Read their Story.
  • Pte. William John Bolger. London Regiment 15th (County of London) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte J Hart. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas William Jones. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13th Bn
  • Sgt. Walter Lindsell. Sherwood Foresters 16th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Capt. Henry Maxwell. Cheshire Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward McKee. Yorkshire Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr Richard Grant Middleton. Royal Field Artillery 21st Bty., 2nd Bde Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Albert Jack Parslow. London Regiment 9th (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Btn.
  • Pte. Thomas Oliver Raynor. Sherwood Foresters 16th Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Arthur Truett. Royal Fusiliers 32nd Btn Read their Story.

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