The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
14th February 1916On this day:
- Mine Explosion 6th County of London Brigade RFA at
Les Brebis, Maroc and Fosse 7 reports the Germans exploded a mine in front of Copse and shelled our communication trenches behind the Copse. Our firing lasted until about 0900, otherwise the day was fairly quiet. When the mine went up the 15th, 16th & 17th London Batteries immediately fired on their right lines. Most of day the 15th and 16th London Batteries fired on Snipers House at the request of Infantry to keep down sniping.
The Loos Gun (8th London Battery) bombarded trench M.9.d.8.4. to M.5.c.1.8. with excellent results. During the night the 17th London Battery fired on saps at M.5.c and d.
- 14th Feb 1916 HMS Roxburgh sails
- 14th February 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- 14th February 1916 Replacements
- 14th Feb 1916 Mine Exploded
- 14th Feb 1916 Attack Launched
- 14th Feb 1916 Enemy Attack
- 14th Feb 1916 On Stand by
- 14th Feb 1916 Reinforcements
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. James Surman. Queens (Royal West Surrey) 1st Battalion Pte. Alfred John Taylor. Sherwood Foresters 10th Battalion Pte. Albert Truman. Sherwood Foresters 10th Btn.
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