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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day



18th July 1915

On this day:


  • Daily Battery Activity 6th London Brigade RFA    6th County of London Brigade RFA reports Capt. P.A. Love – OC. 6th London Ammunition Column went sick and was removed to field ambulance, his place as OC. the Column being taken by Capt. C.P. Bertie of 16th London Battery. The 15th London Battery fired a total of 28 rounds in retaliation on forward German trenches and 16th London Battery fired 10 rounds. 17th London Battery fired 23 rounds in reply to hostile fire, which ceased. A working party of 30 men was dispersed. At 2345 the 17th London Battery fired 4 rounds on enemy’s trenches at the request of infantry. A Corporal, Bombardier and Gunner of the 15th London Battery were accidentally wounded whilst examining an unexploded German shell.

  • 18th July 1915 9th Lancers working party

  • DMS visits   Visited by Director of Medical Services First Army.

  • 18th Jul 1915 19th Seige Bty RGA in action

  • 18th Jul 1915 Into the Trenches

  •    9th Battalion, Welsh Regiment departed from Southampton aboard the H.M.Transport Monas Queen.

  • 18th Jul 1915 In the Trenches

  • 18th Jul 1915 Transport Moves

  • 18th July 1915 





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  • Frmn. James Joshua Crabtree. SS Batoum Read their Story.
  • Pte. Nelson Sunderland. Yorks & Lancs Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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