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

16th July 1915

On this day:

  • Batteryies in action 6th London Brigade RFA    6th County of London Brigade RFA reports 15th London Battery fired 10 rounds in retaliation on forward German trenches. 16th London Battery also fired in retaliation and registered in addition G.34.b.7.7 G.35.a.1.6 G.29.c.9.1 G.35.b.7.3. 17th London Battery again fired on several occasions on enemy transport at H.25.d. Senior Officer J. Legrix (Interpreter) proceeded to Elbeuf on 8 days leave of absence.

    War Diaries

  • 16th July 1915 9th Lancers train

  • Inspection at Fort Rompu     Visited by Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General and Assistant Director of Medical Services 27th Division, who inspected the whole of the building occupied by the unit. The ADMS considered the arrangements for reception of sick and wounded satisfactory.

    In the afternoon visited by General Officer Commanding 27th Division.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Fort Rompu

  • 16th Jul 1915 7th Northumberlands on the March

  • 16th Jul 1915 Trench Work

  • 16th Jul 1915 On the March

  • 16th Jul 1915 Reorganising

  • 16th Jul 1915 Trench Recce

  • 16th Jul 1915 Lack of Water

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  • 16th Jul 1915 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Rflmn. W. Bellamy. King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Docherty. King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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