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16th April 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



16th April 1915

On this day:


  • Further enemy targetting   6th County of London Brigade RFA report 15th Battery did not fire. 16th Battery changed Observation Station and checked zero lines on German trench with eleven rounds at point A.3.c.1.3. Range 3850 yards. 16th Battery also registered right extremity of R breastwork. Range 3625 yards.

    War Diaries


  • 16th April 1915 Drill

  • 16th Apr 1915 Boy Scouts Parade

  • 16th Apr 1915 Sentries Tested

  • 16th Apr 1915 5th Lincs Relieve 4th Leics

  • 16th Apr 1915 Route March & Tactics

  • 16th Apr 1915 Reliefs





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Sjt. Arthur Adcock. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Henry Anderson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Ewart Gladstone Bagshaw. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Brown. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. William Cleminson. Royal Field Artillery 147th Bde Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Francis Lawrence. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Matthew McMillam. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur Ishmael Pepler. Somerset Light Infantry 2nd/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. John Skelton. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Peter Welsh. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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