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



16th June 1915

On this day:


  • Inspections and Regimental Sports   A detailed inspection of the 6th County of London Brigade RFA Headquarters Staff and 15th London Battery was held by the OC. Brigade, after which the horses of the Ammunition Column were inspected. This afternoon Regimental Sports took place in excellent weather. At 2345 a message was received warning the Brigade to get ready to move off at half an hours notice.

    War Diaries


  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots in France 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in France 1915.

  • 16th June 1915 9th Lancers train

  • 16th Jun 1915 19th Seige Bty RGA in action

  • 16th Jun 1915 Enemy shelling

  • 16th Jun 1915 4th Gordons under fire

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  • 16th Jun 1915 The Great Charge of the Lincolns

  • 16th Jun 1915 Heavy Bombardment

  • 16th Jun 1915 In Bivouacs

  • 16th Jun 1915 In Action

  • 16th Jun 1915 All Quiet

  • 16th Jun 1915 Liverpool Scottish in Action

  • 12th Jun 1915 Atrocities Recalled

  • 16th Jun 1915 Infantry Assault

  • 16th Jun 1915 Rapid Fire

  • 16th Jun 1915 Attack Made

  • 16th Jun 1915 Working Parties

  • 16th Jun 1915 In Action

  • 16th Jun 1915 Into the Trenches

  • 16th Jun 1915 Trench Work

  • 16th Jun 1915 Into the Trenches

  • 16th Jun 1915 In Billets

  • 16th Jun 1915 Courts Martial

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  • 16th of June 1915 Attack underway

  • 16th of June 1915 Attack continues

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  • Attachments with 82nd Field Ambulance   Capt CG Browne and Staff Sgt Clenshaw proceeded to 82nd Field Ambulance. Major GT Willan from 82nd Field Ambulance for temporary duty and attached to the A section.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys


  • Transfers to 82nd Field Ambulance   Assistant Director of Medical Services of 27th Division visited the Field Ambulance and made arrangements for temporary transfer of Capt. C G Browne and Staff Sgt. Clenshaw to the 82nd Field Ambulance to help with its reorganisation.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Edward Beech. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Arnold Bleakledge. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. J. I. Diggett. HMS Astraea Read their Story.
  • Capt. Edmond Chomley Farran. Royal Irish Rifles 3rd Btn. att. 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Valentine Douglas French. King's Shropshire Light Infantry 5th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Henry Harding. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn Read their Story.
  • Capt. Edward George Harvey. Royal Flying Corps Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. E. Hogg. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Holmes. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur Jones. Royal Fusiliers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Joyce. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Abert Melville. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Wallace. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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    The Camp on Cannock Chase
    The Camp on Cannock Chase

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