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



11th July 1916

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberlands relieve 2nd Manchesters   16th Northumberlands relieve the 2nd Battalion Manchester Regiment at Ovillers-la-Boisselle.

  • Enemy Active   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at Aix-Noulette report enemy active about 1800 on Left Battalion HQ, our Howitzers retaliated on enemy support line. After a few rounds the enemy stopped firing.

  • 11th Jul 1916 Captured Guns

  • 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary   

    Hill 60 Blue sandbags observed in Railway Cutting in Enemy lines by Major Davis and Lieut. Young.

  • 11th July 1916 Entrained for front

  • 11th July 1916 Brigades move to Querrieu

  • 11th Jul 1916 News of Move

  • 11th Jul 1916 Reliefs

  • 11th Jul 1916 Shrapnel Shells

  • 11th Jul 1916 Heavy Minenwefer Fire

  • 11th Jul 1916 Training

  • 11th Jul 1916 Training

  • 11th Jul 1916 On the March

  • 11th Jul 1916 On the Move

  • 11th Jul 1916 Shelling

  • 11th of July 1916 On the March





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte Albert Victor Cowles. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte R E Crozier. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. William James Deamer. Manchester Regiment 2nd Battalion
  • Joseph Paterson Finnie. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Carpenter. Gustav Teodor Forsell. SS Calypso Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Copley Heaton. Prince of Wales West Yorkshire Regiment 12th Btn.
  • Pte. Alfred Kemsley. East Lancashire Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Capt Talbot Ronald Arthur Herbert Noyes. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte A Shreeve. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte Thomas Southworth. West Yorkshire Regiment 11th Btn
  • Benjamin George Tovey. Royal Welch Fusiliers 16th Div.
  • Pte. Harry Warne. Lincolnshire Regiment 7th Battlion
  • Pte. James William Whelan. Kings Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.

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