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16th November 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 November 1915

On this day:


  • Relocations   6th County of London Brigade RFA sections which arrived at Noeux les Mines last night, parked their 15pdrs near the station, dumped their 15pounderdr ammunition in a selected spot and, having taken over their 18pounders which arrived on Sunday last, proceeded to Auchel to rest. The remaining sections of the 15th, 16th & 17th London Batteries were relieved at 1630 and proceeded to Noeux les Mines, where they remained for the night.

  • 16th November 1915 9th Lancers Move

  • Sheffield City Battalion move to Larkhill   The 12th York and Lancs Battalion move from Hurcott Camp to Larkhill for parts 3 and 4 of the Musketry course. Each man was issued with his own SMLE Rifle and the course included firing from trenches as well as on the traditional ranges. A few days after arriving at Larkhill an order was received to prepare to proceed to France.

  • Relocation   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    The Battery marched 5 kilometers into new billets at Ergny. There had been a very heavy fall of snow the night before which made marching difficult but owing to having put nails into the horses hind shoes no horses fell

  • 16th Nov 1915 New Pioneers

  • 16th Nov 1915 Amusing Experiences

  • 16th Nov 1915 Manning Posts

  • 16th Nov 1915 18th Middlesex On the Move

  • 16th Nov 1915 Trench Raid

  • 16th Nov 1915 Attack Supported

  • 16th Nov 1915 Off Duty

  • 16th Nov 1915 Concert

  • 16th Nov 1915 Drill

  • 16th Nov 1915 New Billets

  • 16th Nov 1915 Reliefs

  • 16th Nov 1915  Into Billets





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • A/CSM Absalom Bryant. DCM. Devonshire Regiment 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Pedley. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Pedley. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.

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