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17th December 1915On this day:
- Registering 6th County of London Brigade RFA at
Annequin report all batteries registering the German front line. An establishment of 50% Shrapnel and 50% High Explosive is to be maintained. Log Books & Registration Books are being kept by OC. Batteries.
Arrangements for cooperation in case of attacks have been concluded between OC. Lowe Group and OC. 41st Brigade RFA on our left (i.e. north).
- 6th East Yorks leave Suvla Bay The 6th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (Pioneers) embarked from West Beach, Suvla Bay on SS Bawry and disembarked Mudros.
- 17th December 1915 9th Lancers tour Postponed
- 17th Dec 1915 Preparation to Move
- 17th December 1915
- 17th Dec 1915 Night Sports
- 17th Dec 1915 Cruiser sunk
- 17th Dec 1915 Trench Repairs
- 17th Dec 1915 2nd East Surreys on the Move
- 17th Dec 1915 New Quarters
- 17th Dec 1915 On the March
- 17th Dec 1915 Fatigue Party
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