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16th November 1916 - 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 1916

On this day:

  • Visibility Excellent   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report: Visibility excellent bringing unusual district shelling. Hostile aeroplanes were again active and more daring. During the afternoon level crossing I.21.d 4.5, Shrapnel Corner, Hell Fire Corner and Zillebeke were shelled with 77 mm and 4.2 inch guns. Enemy artillery generally unusually active. Proposed bombardment of I.30.b.8.0 fell through owing to a failure of communication.

    War Diaries

  • 16th November 1916 Further moves

  • 16th November 1916 Settling into Winter Quarters

  • 16th Nov 1916 Enemy Aircraft

  • 16th Nov 1916 Air Combat Observed

  • 16th Nov 1916 Training

  • 16th Nov 1916 On the March

  • 16th Nov 1916 On the Move

  • 16th Nov 1916 On the March

  • 16th of November 1916 Successful Raid

  • 16th of November 1916 RE Working Parties

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • 2nd Lt. Richard Gerrard Ross Allen. West Yorkshire Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Carroll. Lincolnshire Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. John Henry Coleman. Royal Garrison Artillery 150th Heavy Bty.
  • Drmr. Roy Stuart Dundas. East Kent Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James B. Kemp. East Lancashire Regiment 8th Btn.
  • Pte. Victor Harry Knapp. Suffolk Regiment 2nd Battalion, W Coy.
  • 2nd Lt. Harry Edward Martin. 60 Squadron Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Thomas McCluskey. Irish Guards 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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