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17th 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

17th November 1915

On this day:

  • Relocations   6th County of London Brigade RFA having parked their 15 pounder guns and ammunition at Noeux les Mines station, the sections relieved last night proceeded to Auchel to rest. Brigade Headquarters moved to Auchel. A small loading party was left at Noeux les Mines. Major H. Bayley DSO proceeded to England on 12 days leave of absence.

    War Diaries

  • Reserve position   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    17th to 28th November - with 5th Cavalry Brigade in Reserve at Ergny. During most of this time with snow, frost and cold winds and there was difficulty in getting the horses exercised.

    war diaries

  • 17th Nov 1915 Infantry Assault

  • 17th Nov 1915 5th Lincs Relieve 6th South Staffs

  • 17th Nov 1915 Into Billets

  • 17th Nov 1915 Oxford Hussars on the Move

  • 17th Nov 1915 Platoon Training

  • 17th Nov 1915 Drill

  • 17th Nov 1915 Fatigues

  • 17th November 1915 Second Party to Trenches

  • 17th November 1915 Sniper activity

  • 17th Nov 1915 Reliefs

  • 17th Nov 1915 Orders

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. M. E. Brady. Manitoba Regiment 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William White. East Yorkshire 7th Btn.

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