The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
15th December 1915On this day:
- 15th Dec 1914 A Gift for an Indian Soldier
- 16th Northumberland Fusilers relieved by Royal Fusiliers 16th Northumberlands were relieved from their first stint in the front line, by a Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. The 16th Btn march to Albert, where they were billetted in the hospital. Over the next few days they were to provide working parties for the Royal Engineers.
- Action Stations 6th County of London Brigade RFA moved from
Auchel to Annequin.
Map references throughout are to:Sheet 36c NW 1/10,000 (Provisional edition no 2).
The right sections of the 15th, 16th, 17th and 19th London Batteries left Auchel and proceeded to Annequin, to occupy their respective position as follows - A.25.b.1.8; A.25.b.1.7; A.25.b.1.5 and A.25.b.1.3. The right sections of A,B,C & D Batteries, 71st Brigade, on being relieved by the right sections of Lowe Group proceeded to Verquigneul.
- 15th December 1915 9th Lancers Enquiry Held
- 15th Dec 1915 Battle of the Somme
- 15th Dec 1915 Allies Withdraw
- 15th Dec 1915 Company Training
- 15th Dec 1915 On the Move
- 15th Dec 1915 Inspection
- 15th Dec 1915 Reliefs
- 18th Dec 1915 Ships Sunk
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