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

16th December 1915

On this day:

  • Rehistration   6th County of London Brigade RFA report the right sections of Batteries, which came into action last night, registered. The left sections of “Lowe Group”, together with Brigade Headquarters & 6th London Ammunition Column left Auchel and proceeded into action at Annequin. Group Headquarters are at F.29.g.8.4. A section of the 7th London Ammunition Column will be attached to the 6th London Ammunition Col for purposes of supplying the 19th London Battery with ammunition. The 19th London Battery is attached to this Brigade for tactics only, not administration. Wagon lines are as follows: 15th and 19th London Batteries at Labourse. 16th and 17th London Batteries at Verquigneul. The Brigade Ammunition Column is at Verquin. The Left sections registered and 17th London Battery set on fire a bomb store at foot of Fosse 8.

    War Diaries

  • 16th December 1915 9th Lancers Ordered to Move

  • 16th Dec 1915 Arrangements to Move

  • 16th Dec 1915 Hearts of Stone

  • 16th Dec 1915 Suspected Scabies

  • 16th Dec 1915 Machine Guns Move

  • 16th Dec 1915 Working Parties

  • 16th Dec 1915 Trench Work

  • 16th Dec 1915 Reinforcements

  • 16th Dec 1915  Reliefs

  • 16th December 1915 Assault practice

  • 16th Dec 1915 Improvements

  • 16th of December 1915 

  • 16th December 1915 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte John W Bebbington. Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick Robert Brewis. Durham Light Infantry 14th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Dvr. James Francis O'Brien. Royal Field Artillery 5th Reserve Brigade Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt Robert Archibald Storar. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl Harry Wicks. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 11th Btn

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