The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
18th March 1916On this day:
- Training 6th County of London Brigade RFA at
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
- 18th Mar 1916 On the March
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