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12th November 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



12th November 1915

On this day:


  • Quiet Day   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Mazingarbe report they fired at 0800 and 0820 short bombardments of Puits 13 Bis took place. Later at 1730, 1745 and 1820 further short bombardments of Hulluch and the roads about it were carried out. A very quiet day, but Railway Alley was again intermittently shelled by the enemy. There were occasional bursts of fire on our Front Line and Communication trenches. 17th London Battery again spotted the flashes of 2 enemy batteries. 2/Lt H.L. Burgess, 3/6 London Brigade RFA reported for duty from England and was attached to the 140th Infantry Brigade as liaison officer.

  • 12th November 1915 Heavy Rain

  • SS Moorside lost   The SS Moorside was lost whilst sailing from Leith for France loaded with coal. She sank with Breakwater Buoy bearing S by W, 8 lives were lost including the Master. She was owned by T H Catcheside & Co was registered in Newcastle

  • 12th Nov 1915 Into Divisional Reserve

  • 12th Nov 1915 Inspection & Bathing

  • 12th Nov 1915 18th Middlesex proceed to France

  • 12th Nov 1915 Off Duty

  • 12th Nov 1915 In Comfortable Quarters

  • 12th Nov 1915 Working Parties

  • 12th Nov 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 12th Nov 1915 Reliefs

  • 12th Nov 1915 Reliefs

  • 12th Nov 1915 Bad Weather

  • 12th Nov 1915 On the Move





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Dunleavy. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Dunleavy. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • First Eng. Leonard Dobson Thompson. SS Moorside Read their Story.

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