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13th October 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 October 1916

On this day:

  • New draft join 16th Northumberland Fusiliers    A further draft of 249 other ranks arrived at Bethune to join the 16th Btn Northumberland Fusilers. Company training continued.

  • Relocations   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at Mametz. Preparations began for relief. The Brigade left Wagon Lines at Bottom Wood at 1630 and was arriving in Beaucourt at 0130.

    War Diaries

  • 13th Oct 1916 Ongoing training

  • 13th October 1916 Field work and conference

  • 13th Oct 1916 

  • 13th Oct 1916 On the Move

  • 13th Oct 1916 Responsible Work

  • 13th Oct 1916 Training & Working Parties

  • 13th Oct 1916 Training

  • 13th Oct 1916 Working Party

  • 13th Oct 1916 Training

  • 13th of October 1916 Gunsmoke

  • 13th Oct 1916 Patrol

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William Albinson. Cheshire Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Walter Edward Butler. East Kent Regiment 6th Btn.
  • Pte. Stephen Hankinson. Seaforth Highlanders 8th Btn.
  • Capt Percy Robert Herbert. Welsh Guards Read their Story.

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