The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
16th March 1916On this day:
- 38th Heavy Battery proceed to France 38th Heavy Battery RGA arrive in France
- 34th Division receive embarkation orders On 3 January 1916 embarkation orders arrived for the 34th Division to prepare to proceed to France.
- 2nd Royal Fusiliers depart Port Suez The 2nd Royal Fusilers embarked from Port Suez for Marseilles via Malta.
- Training and move preparations 6th County of London Brigade RFA units were at the disposal of unit commanders.
OC. Brigade with Battery Commanders went to inspect new positions.
- 16th Mar 1916 7th Northumberlands move Camp
- 16th Mar 1916 Battalions Entrain
- 16th March 1916
- 16th Mar 1916 Dover Bombed
- 16th Mar 1916 Route March
- 16th Mar 1916 Enemy Shelling
- 16th Mar 1916 Fatigues
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