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13th September 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 September 1916

On this day:

  • Daily Battery Activity 236th London Brigade   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at Bottom Wood. Batteries carried out barrages behind enemy lines in High Wood. Battle of Flers-Coucelette 15th September 1916 to 22nd September 1916 (sixth phase of the Battle of the Somme).

    War Diaries

  • 13th September, 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 13th September 1916 

  • 13th September 1916 Trench casualties

  • 13th Sep 1916 Translated Signal

  • 13th Sep 1916 Rough Terrain


    Fine. Very quiet. Heavy rain in evening.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 13th Sep 1916 On the March

  • 13th Sep 1916 Sentence carried out

  • 13th Sep 1916 Relief

  • 13th Sep 1916 Wet Day

  • 13th of September 1916 Enemy Transport Heard

  • 13th September 1916 

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  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Alexander Anderson. Durham Light Infantry 19th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Archie James Barrett. MM. East Kent Regiment 6th Battalion, B Company Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Frederick G. Bevis. Royal Horse Artillery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Depper. Royal Berkshire Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Young Evans. MM. London Regiment 3rd Btn.
  • Pte. Herbert Hitchon. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Clare George Napthine. Suffolk Regiment 9th Btn., D Coy.
  • Pte. Alexander Russell. Highland Light Infantry 12th Btn. Read their Story.

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