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11th September 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 September 1916

On this day:


  • Batteries Move   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at Bottom Wood. Batteries moved the remaining two sections into new positions. All fairly quiet on this front.

  • 11th September 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 11th September 1916 GOC Division inspection

  • 11th Sep 1916 In the Line

  • 11th Sep 1916 Signals Busy

  •    At 09.15. 18th Battn. Durham Light Infantry, less details moved into front line in Neuve Chapelle Sector. A, B and D Coys in Front Line C in reserve. Battalion on right is 15 West Yorks. Battalion on left 2/1st Bucks 184 Bde 61 Div. Details moved to Transport Lines South West of Lestrem. 18th Battn. DLI relieved 13 York & Lancasters. Very quiet night.

  • 11th Sep 1916 In Bivouacs

  • 11th Sep 1916 CO Killed

  • 11th Sep 1916 Men Wounded

  • 11th Sep 1916 Men Wounded

  • 11th Sep 1916 On the Range

  • 11th Sep 1916 Training

  • 11th Sep 1916 On the March

  • 12th Sep 1916 Reliefs Completed





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Bould. Royal Munster Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Thomas Harold Glaves. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 6th Battalion
  • Alex Mole. Northumberland Fusiliers Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Herbert Arthur Mortlock. City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 4th Battalion
  • Pte. Edward Rowlands. Welsh Guards 1st Bn Read their Story.

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