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16th October 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 October 1915

On this day:


  • 2nd Royal Fusiliers make an attack   The 2nd Royal Fusilers made an unsucessful attack on a sap.

  • London Batteries Register   13th London Battery registered H31.G.1.4, H31.G.1.6.5, H25.0. 0, H25.G.1.2.5 and Points 14. 15th and 16th London Batteries, all registered approximately, but owing to the very bad mist left accurate registrations to a later date. 6th London BAC (Brigade Ammunition Column) proceeded to Noeux les Mines (L.M.C) from Marles.

  • 16th October 1915 Leave begins

  • 16th Oct 1915 Pride

  • Oct 1915 Caught in Anti-Submarine Net

  • 16th Oct 1915 At Rest

  • 16th Oct 1915 The Derby Scheme

  • 16th Oct 1915 Saturday Soldiers

  • 16th Oct 1915 Instruction

  • 16th Oct 1915 Trench Work

  • 16th Oct 1915 Drainage





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Lt. Robert Carlyle Baile. Royal Engineers 76th Field Company Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Ernest Dodd. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte Walter Hunt. Royal Warwickshire 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • CSM. George Ogden. Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Thomas Whitehead. Yorkshire Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Llewelyn James Williams. Norfolk Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.

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