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

12th September 1915

On this day:

  • Church Parade   6th County of London Brigade RFA attend Church Parade held at 4th Corps HQ. in Labuissiere.

    War Diaries

  • 14th DLI to St Omer   The men of the 14th DLI entrained at Bologne on the 12th September for the St Omer district, near Neilles-lez-Ardres, where most of the new divisions were prepared for services in the line.

  • 12th September 1915 Church parade

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ55 (LZ85)

    • Production Ref: LZ55
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: LZ85
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 12th September 1915


    Carried out 6 attacks dropping a total of 14,200 kg (31,300 lb) of bombs on DŁnaburg (Latvia), Minsk, the railroads of Riga, and Saloniki (twice). It was damaged by fire from the battleship HMS Agamemnon on the 5th May 1916 and it came down in the Vardar marshes. The crew of 12 were captured.

    John Doran

  • 12th Sep 1915 A Hot Day

  • 12th Sep 1915 Margate Bombed

  • 12th Sep 1915 Mine Detonated

  • 12th Sep 1915 Working Parties

  • 12th Sep 1915 Church Parade

  • 12th Sep 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 12th Sep 1915 Working Parties

  • 12th Sep 1915 Mining

  • 12th Sep 1915 Instruction

  • 12th Sep 1915 Church Parade

  • 12th Sep 1915 Instruction

  • 12th Sep 1915 Reliefs

  • 12th of September 1915 First Casualty

  • 12th of September 1915 First Casualty

  • 12th of September 1915 Church and Baths

  • 12th Sep 1915 In Camp

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  • Pte. George Goodacre. Kings Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 8th Battalion Read their Story.

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