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

19th January 1916

On this day:

  • 16th Jan 1915 Praise for Nurses

  • 16th Northumberland Fusilers relieve 15th HLI   16th Northumberlands return to the trenches in sector g2 to relieve the 15th Btn Highland Light Infantry. Patrols in no manís land are conducted, led by Lts Proctor, Mclean and Falconer.

    records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923

  • Enemy Shelling   6th County of London Brigade RFA report the Enemy shelled our trenches in Loos Sector at frequent intervals during the day. Our retaliation was successful in causing hostile fire to cease each time. There was a test concentration on the copse at 12 noon as practice against the mine going up. This was successful and the batteries got off their rounds very quickly.

    War Diaries

  • 19th Jan 1916 7th Northumberlands into Support

  • 19th Jan 1916 Football

  • 19th Jan 1916 In the Trenches

  • 19th Jan 1916 Farrier Injured

  • 19th Jan 1916 Under Shellfire

  • 19th Jan 1916 Wounded

  • 19th Jan 1916 Drill

  • 19th Jan 1916 Instruction

  • 19th Jan 1916 Working Parties

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