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13th June 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



13th June 1916

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusilers relieved   16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers were relieved from the front line trenches and moves to billets in Warloy-Naillon and for the next week the practice of the attack scheme continues. The Battalion is informed Thiepval is their objective with A & B companies to form leading waves of attackers, a platoon from each forming one wave. C coy to be in support, following on in artillery formation. D to be reserve company and to go over in columns of platoons.

  • Movements   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report 2/Lt Burgis HQ Staff returned from leave.

  • 13th Jun 1916 Route March

  • 13th June 1916 Ongoing training

  • 13th Jun 1916 6th Northumberlands Relieved by 7th Btn.

  • 13th Jun 1916 Route March and Study

  • 13th Jun 1916 Gun Drill

  • 13th Jun 1916 Fruit and Cake Shared

  • 13th Jun 1916 On the March

  • 13th Jun 1916 Wet Day in the Trenches

  • 13th Jun 1916 Training

  • 13th Jun 1916 Digging Trenches

  • 13th Jun 1916 On the March





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  • Pte. Henry Angus. Gordon Highlanders 1st/7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. George Clapperton. 58th Btn. (Central Ontario Regiment) Read their Story.
  • Pte. John McQuade. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Battalion Read their Story.

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