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11th November 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 November 1916

On this day:

  • Firing at Intervals   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Morning quiet. At 1500 the enemy opened fire of Crab Crawl with Trench Mortars and rifle grenades. We retaliated but the enemy continued firing at intervals until 1730.

    War Diaries

  • 11th November 1916 Allocation of billeting areas

  • 11th Nov 1916 Artillery Active


    18th DLI relieved by 18th WEST YORKS. Relief complete 3.55pm. Only one casualty entering the town. Battalion moved into huts & shelters in the DELL. SAILLY. Men's feet in poor condition.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 11th Nov 1916 Trench Work

  • 11th Nov 1916 In the Trenches

  • 11th of November 1916 Two Officers Lost

  • 11th Nov 1916 On the March

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William McClure. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Pugh. Royal Welch Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

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