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16th February 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 February 1915

On this day:

  • 16th Feb 1915 Aircraft Brought Down

  • Lieutenant Haydon sick   Lt. Haydon transferred sick to Base with acute post influenzal bronchitis.

    War Diary 19th Field Ambulance RAMC, Armentières

  • 3rd Monmouths in France   After a cold night under canvas on the cliffs above Havre, the 3rd Monmouth Battalion marched to the railway station where after a leisurely journey they arrived at Bavinchove at 5p.m on February 17 th. They were then marched on to Cassel (then the G H Q of the French Northern Army) and there the soldiers were accommodated in public buildings.

  • 16th Feb 1915 General visits trenches

  • 16th Feb 1915 Barracks Retaken

  • 16th Feb 1915 Inspection

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Cassidy. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Darty. East Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Day. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Samuel Forrest. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Arthur Edward Frames. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Daniel Smith. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Edward Thomas Tweed. Coldstream Guards 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew Wilkinson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.

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