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

13th December 1915

On this day:

  • Inspections and Equipment   6th County of London Brigade RFA Battery Commanders proceeded by motor to the firing line, to see their new gun positions and Wagon Lines. The 18 pounder guns originally allotted to this Brigade, which had been handed over to the 5th London Brigade RFA at Auchel on the relief when this Brigade took over the guns of the 5th London Brigade RFA in action at Noyelles, were received back by this Brigade in exchange for the guns originally allotted to the 5th London Brigade RFA.

    War Diaries

  • 13th December 1915 9th Lancers Horses Inspected

  • Ongoing Action   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    13th Dec - More points registered and a new base line put out.

    14th to 17th Dec - everything very quiet.

    war diaries

  • 13th Dec 1915 Company Training

  • 13th Dec 1915 The Lucky Seven

  • 13th Dec 1915 Preparing for Move

  • 13th Dec 1915 Officer Killed

  • 13th Dec 1915 Mobilization

  • 13th Dec 1915 Parapets

  • 13th of December 1915 Invalided Home

  • 13th December 1915 Restricted opening times

  • 13th Dec 1915 Orders

  • 13th Dec 1915 Medal Winner Returns

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Dvr. Thomas Lacey Anderson. Royal Field Artillery 39th Brigade, 54th Bty. Read their Story.
  • A/Cpl. Alec James Burley. Essex Regiment 1st Btn.
  • Pte. William Neil Fleming. Cameronians Scottish Rifles 8th Battalion
  • 2nd Lt. David Stuart Spence. Royal Field Artillery 66th Bde. A Battery, Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew Christopher Thompson. Australian Army Service Corps 4th A.S. Coy. Read their Story.

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  • Items from the Home Front Archive

    Autograph by Sjt J Bonnar
    Autograph by Sjt J Bonnar

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