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

15th July 1915

On this day:

  • U-9 joins Baltic Flotilla   SM U-9 commanded by Johannes Spieß transfers from I Flotilla to the Baltic Flotilla.

  • 6th London Brigade RFA Fire   15th London Battery fired a total of 36 rounds in retaliation on the enemy’s front trenches and the 16th London Battery fired a total of 48 rounds on the same objective in retaliation. The 17th London Battery fired on several occasions at traffic passing the crossroads at H.25.D and on 2 occasions at German working parties.

    War Diaries

  • 19th Heavy Battery proceed to France   19th Heavy Battery RGA arrive in France

  • 15th July 1915 9th Lancers training continues

  • Immediate move to Fort Rompu   Capt. JB Williamson RAMC assumed temporary command of 19th Field Ambulance vice Capt. CG Browne RAMC appointed Deputy Assistant Director Medical Services VII Corps. Capt. CG Browne left the unit for GHQ this day. (Signed CG Browne)

    Orders received at 2 pm from Assistant Director of Medical Services 27th Division, for 19th Field Ambulance to move at once to brewery at Fort Rompu, square H7d6.4. 19th Field Ambulance Paraded at 3:45 and marched complete at 4 pm. then took over brewery vacated by 26th Field Ambulance. Arranged accommodation for about 40 patients. At 11 pm visited by ADMS who considered accommodation insufficient. Prepared further accommodation allowing for total of about 120 lying down cases. All action posts in area cleared maintained as before. (signed JB Williamson)

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Ly. from 4 pm from Fort Rompu

  • 15th Jul 1915 Trench digging by night

  • 15th Jul 1915 7th Northumberlands Rest

  • 15th Jul 1915 Trench Work

  • 15th Jul 1915 Leave Begins

  • 15th Jul 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 15th Jul 1915 Change of Billets

  • 15th July 1915 Training

  • 15th Jul 1915 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Patrick Behan. Royal Irish Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Mjr. Robert Pearce Flockart. 5th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hartley Rushton. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hartley Rushton. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • POS Michael Veale. HMS Vivid Read their Story.

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