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13th April 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

13th April 1915

On this day:

  • 6th London Brigade RFA Target Registering   6th County of London Brigade RFA report 15th London Battery registered on communication trench running from Catileux westward. Range 3725 yards. 16th London Battery registered German trench A.9.a.5.8 to A.9.a.8.5 Range 4025 yards.

    War Diaries

  • 13th April 1915 Brigade Tactical scheme

  • 1st Bn Herts billets at Le Quesnoy   Bn was relieved by the 15th Bn City of London (Civil Service Rifles) and went into billets at Le Quesnoy.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 13th Apr 1915 The Value of Cigarettes

  • 13th Apr 1915 Training

  • 13th Apr 1915 In the Trenches

  • 13th Apr 1915 Preparations

  • 13th Apr 1915 In Billets

  • 13th May 1915 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Wilfred Buffey. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Bn. B Coy. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Edgar Heeds. York and Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Captain Richard Hutchins. Royal Munster Fusiliers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Mjr. George Godfrey Massy Wheeler. VC. 7th Hariana Lancers Read their Story.

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