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

15th November 1914

On this day:

  • Zeppelin LZ30 takes to the air   Zeppelin LZ30 (ZXI) an M Class craft undertook its first flight on the 15th November 1914. It ent on to be used for raids on Warsaw, Grodno and other targets on the Eastern Front. It was destroyed in an accident on the 20th May 1915.

    John Doran

  • Relocation   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    Marched at 1300 and went into billets at Dranoutre at 1530 in support - very wet.

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  • Ceremonial Funeral   2nd Battalion - Royal Irish Regiment

    Saturday, November 15th, 1914 - St. Omer

    Furnished Guard of Honour to body of late Field Marshal Earl Roberts who died at this station.

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  • 15th Nov 1914 1st East Lancs under fire

  • 15th Nov 1914 Counter Attack Suceeds

  • 15th Nov 1914 Inspection for 13th Londons

  • 15th Nov 1914 Bad Weather

  • 15th Nov 1914 On the Move

  • 15th Nov 1914 Brothers Wounded

  • 15th November 1914 Ongoing German Attacks repelled by Artillery and machine guns

  • 15th Nov 1914 Reliefs

  • 6th Nov 1914 In Good Care

  • 21st Division move to billets for winter   In November 1914, 21st Division left Halton Park and moved into billets for the winter. The 10th Green Howards departed for Aylesbury on the 15th of November.

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Dvr. Walter Dowler. Royal Field Artillery 39th Brigade, 46th Battery.
  • A/CSM. Leonard Gillborn. DCM Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Joseph Wright. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Btn Read their Story.

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