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

15th August 1915

On this day:

  • Medical   6th County of London Brigade RFA men who have been inoculated with one dose only are to be re-inoculated. 100% of the Brigade have now been inoculated.

    War Diaries

  • 15th August 1915 9th Lancers in billets

  • Reserve position   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    15th to 31st August - In reserve with 5th Cavalry Brigade in billets 1/2 mile NW of Blaringhem. 19th August - 1 officer and 40 men to dig 4th line near La Clytte. 27th August - Digging party returned. 31st August - Lt GLA Duff joined on appointment from 29th Trench Howitzer Battery, 14th Division. (replaces Lt. Lund)

    High Explosive shell was issued to Battery during the last 6 weeks as obtainable - 76 rounds HE per gun being issued as settled proportion.

    war diaries

  • 15th Aug 1915 Trench Work

  • 15th Aug 1915 Change of Command

  • 15th Aug 1915 Orders

  • 15th Aug 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 15th Aug 1915 Working Parties

  • 15th Aug 1915 Reliefs

  • 15th Aug 1915 Lack of Equipment

  • 15th August 1915 

  • 15th Aug 1915 Quieter

  • 15th Aug 1915 Attack Made

  • 15th of Aug 1915 

  • 16th Aug 1915 Deception Saves Works

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. David Gibson Alexander. 13rd Infantry Battalion Read their Story.
  • Frederick Atkinson. 10th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Rfm. Ernest Binns. West Yorkshire Regiment 1/7th Btn. B Coy Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Gilligan. Royal Irish Fusiliers 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Hall. Kings Own Royal Lancashire 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • James Ogden. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Capt. Alfred John Shout. VC MC 1st Battalion
  • Capt. Charles Edward Granville Vernon. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 5th Btn. B Coy. Read their Story.

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