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

15th March 1916

On this day:

  • 34th Division concentrate at La Crosse   By the 15th of January 1916 all units of 34th Division had arrive in France and concentrated at La Crosse, east of St Omer.

  • Inspections   6th County of London Brigade RFA was inspected by GOC 47th Division. Afterwards the GOCRA. 47th Division inspected the Officers' Ride. For the rest of the day units were at the disposal of unit commanders.

  • 7th Inniskillings relieved   7th Inniskillings are relieved by troops of the 46th. Company Cemetery behind the bakery at Philosophe East is to be resting place for 1st casualties.

  • 15th March 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 15th Mar 1916 370 Bty proceed to France

  • 15th Mar 1916 Arrival in France

  • 15th Mar 1916 Sights at the Docks

  • 15th Mar 1916 Trench Work

  • 15th Mar 1916 Fatigues

  • 15th Mar 1916 Lights Showing

  • 15th Mar 1916 Conscription

  • 15th Mar 1916 Prisoners

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  • CorporalCpl. Cecil John Higgins. Royal Garrison Artillery 24th Divisional Trench Mortar Battery Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Charles Long. West Yorkshire Regiment 10th Battalion
  • Pte. John Penman R. Wilkinson. Durham Light Infantry 1/8th Battalion Read their Story.

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