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

19th February 1915

On this day:

  • 3rd Monmouths on the march   The 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment moved from Cassel to billets at Steenvorde, about 14 miles west of Ypres. They had their first experience of marching on the Pave, a road surface of uneven stone, which in wet weather became treacherous to the heavily loaded infantryman. Orders were issued during this period assigning the 3rd Monmouth's to the 83rd Infantry Brigade, which came under the 28th Division, which was commanded at this time by Major General Bulfin.

  • 2nd Life Guards engaged in Squadron work   2nd Life Guards - War Diary records: Squadron went out to work 3 separate schemes

    War Diary

  • 19th Feb 1915 A Full Day of Action

  • Leave cancelled   All leave cancelled and postponed for present. The relief of Lt. Armstrong MO DLI by Lt. Cohen tomorrow has therefore been cancelled.

    War Diary 19th Field Ambulance RAMC, Armentières

  • 19th Feb 1915 South Staffs relieve 2nd Queens

  • 19th Feb 1915 4th Camerons to France

  • 19th Feb 1915 No Warning

  • 19th Feb 1915 Inspection

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Green. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. John Morgan. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. William Thomas Nobel Norris. East Surrey Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Sanderson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.

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