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18th March 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

18th March 1916

On this day:

  • Training   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Dieval. Units at the disposal of unit commanders.

  • Aerodrome opens at Bramham Moor   The aerodrome at Bramham Moor, Headley Bar, Yorkshire opened on the 18th March 1916. Initially home to "B" and "C" flights, 33 Squadron Royal Flying Corps, with "A" flight being detached to York Racecourse.

  • 1st KOSB Dock   1st Btn. Kings Own Scottish Borders docked at Marseille and boarded a train at 10pm which departed at 10.45 pm

  • 18th Mar 1916 In Reserve

  • 18th Mar 1916 On the Move

  • 18th Mar 1916 Escape from Germany

  • 18th Mar 1916 Suez

  • 18th Mar 1916 Reliefs

  • 18th Mar 1916 Exchange of Fire

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  • Pte. Bert Saunders. East Kent Rgt (The Buffs) 6th Btn. C Coy Read their Story.

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