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

14th November 1914

On this day:

  • 1st Nov 1914 Holding the Line

  • 3rd Monmouths on the move   The 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment returned to Northampton to refit for service in India.

  • Sanctuary Wood shelled   Sanctuary Wood south of Hooge was shelled, destroying the trees which had provided sanctuary for British troops.

  • 13th KRRC leave Halton Park Camp   13th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps leave the tented camp at Halton Park on the 14th November moving into billets at Amersham (A & B Coys) and Great Missenden (C & D Coys) for the winter

  • 14th Nov 1914 Ready for any Invasion

  • Rest Day   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    With 5th Cavalry Brigade at La Creche. In billets at La Creche all day.

  • 14th Nov 1914 1st East Lancs under fire

  • 14th Nov 1914 Baptism of Fire

  • 14th Nov 1914 13th Londons on the March

  • 14th Nov 1914 

  • 14th Nov 1914 Reserve Positions

  • 14th Nov 1914 Pig Sty Wood

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte Hubert Seager. Wiltshire Regiment 1st Btn

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