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11th August 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

11th August 1916

On this day:

  • Movements   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery depart Lanches and the Brigade moved to Havernas with a start being made at 0630 via Behcuil-Panaples. Arrived in Havernas at 0915.

    War Diaries

  • 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary   

    Defensive System between 9 and 13 gallery connected again.

    10th Battalion relieved by 60th Battalion.

    War Diary Transcript

  • 11th August 1916 Brigade Conference at Incheville

  • 11th Aug 1916 Trench Captured

  • 11th Aug 1916 On the March


    2nd WILTS relieved HANTS on right of 18th Battalion. Misty morning. Clear later & hot.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 11th Aug 1916 On the Move

  • 11th Aug 1916 Trench Work

  • 11th Aug 1916 On the March

  • 11th Aug 1916 Fatigues

  • 11th of August 1916 Routine Work

  • 11th Aug 1916 Patrols

  • 11th August 1916 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Spr. Arthur Ernest Clifford Austin. Royal Engineers 93rd Field Coy. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Frederick Hawthorne. South Staffordshire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Henderson. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Mannion. Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. W. B. Nelson. Durham Light Infantry 14th Btn. Read their Story.

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