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14th August 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



14th August 1916

On this day:


  • 3rd Monmouths split   200 NCO's and men of the 3rd Monmouth Battalion left to join the 2nd Monmouthshire's

  • Relocations   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report the remaining sections of A236, B236 and D236 Batteries move into action positions at Bottom Wood. Gunner Wood and Gunner Mason injured through GS Wagon overturning.

  • 14th August 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • Appointments   6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

    14th August 1916 - Ronville - 2/Lt Constantine W and Smith WH posted for duty from officers base depot to B and C company respectively.

  • 14th August 1916 Intense personal training for men and horses

  • 14th Aug 1916 New Billets

  • 14th Aug 1916 145 MGC in Action

  •    TRENCHES FESTUBERT SECTOR

    Weather cooler with fresh WEST wind. Some artillery activity against hostile trenches NORTH of us.

    2130. C Co. relieved B, & A Co. relieved D. New disposition Right Front Line - C Co. Left Front Line - A Co. Right Support B Co. Left Support D Co. 1 OR wounded & died of wounds later.

  • 14th Aug 1916 Conference

  • 14th Aug 1916 Orders Issued





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Robert Beattie Allen. 13th Infantry Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Stephen Charles Allen. 13th Infantry Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Brown. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn.
  • Pte. William Frederick Bull. Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Capt Robert Cecil Knott. Northumberland Fusiliers 20th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hugh Stewart Swinburne. Northumberland Fusiliers 14th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Wilson. 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Wilson. Highland Light Infantry 1/7th Btn. Read their Story.

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