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



13th November 1916

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers return to Warloy   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusilers return to thier old billets at Warloy.

  • Visibility Good   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report from Ypres. Visibility good resulting as usual in comparative inactivity of hostile Trench Mortars. A236 Battery fired on and dispersed several working parties. A236 Battery carried out a registration of the zone sub group. Our aeroplanes were active and one hostile machine came over at 1400 but soon veered off. Major P F Clifton went to B235 Battery on order of Commander RA.

  • 13th November 1916 Horses to winter quarters

  • 13th November 1916 Brigade route march

  • 13th Nov 1916 Air Raid Deaths

  • 13th Nov 1916 Attack Made

  • 13th Nov 1916 Attack Sucessful

  • 13th Nov 1916 Attack Made

  •    THE DELL

    Battalion still standing to. Smoke Barrage party returned as they were un-needed. 92nd Bde attacked German positions S.E. of HEBUTERNE at 5.45am.

  • 13th Nov 1916 Very Cold Night

  • 13th Nov 1916 Mortal Wound

  • 13th Nov 1916 In the Trenches

  • 13th Nov 1916 Reliefs

  • 13th Nov 1916 Training

  • 13th Nov 1916 On the March





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Act.L/Sgt. Walter Algar. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • A/Sgt. William Arthurs. Royal Army Service Corps 56th Remount Sqdn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Annett Baird. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Samuel Bibby. King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Myer Black. East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Frank Boyd. Royal Marine Light Infantry 2nd Royal Marine Battalion Read their Story.
  • A/L/Cpl. Thomas Bradley. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Edward Benjamin Durnford Brunton. Middlesex Regt (Duke Cambridge Own) 17th Battalion (Football)
  • Pte. Joseph Carson. Royal Marine Light Infantry 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Cassie. 7th Battalion
  • Pte. Ernest Albert Firstbrook. MM. Royal Fusiliers 24th (2nd Sportsman's) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Walter Harold Flicker. Essex Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Hallam. MM. East Yorkshire 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt John Hallam. MM East Yorkshire Regiment 13th Btn Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. Robert Taylor "James Quin" Hodge. Royal Naval Division Nelson Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter G. Jessop. East Yorkshire Regiment 12th Battalion
  • Pte. Walter George Jessop. East Yorkshire Regiment 12th Battalion
  • Cpl. Norris Riddley Johnson. London Regiment 24th Btn. (2nd Sportsman's) Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Thomas Jones. Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
  • Pte. Henry Thomas Jones. Middlesex Regiment 17th Battalion
  • Cpl. Thomas Reginald Knowles. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflemn. James Joseph Lynn. New Zealand Rifle Brigade 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Herbert Henry MacMahon. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Mansell. East Yorkshire Regiment 8th Btn.
  • Able Sea. Henry Martin. 63rd Royal Naval Division Nelson Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George McLaren. Black Watch 1/7 Battalion Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Frederick O'Neill. Royal Dublin Fusiliers Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Palmer. Middlesex Regiment 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Thomas Peachey. Hertfordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Peter Raftery. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Henry Salisbury. Middlesex Regiment 17th Battalion
  • Pte. John Shores. East Yorkshire Regiment 14th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Smith. Royal Army Medical Corps 6th Field Ambulance Read their Story.
  • Pte Fredrick Soanes. Royal Fusiliers 7th Btn

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