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19th November 1914 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

19th November 1914

On this day:

  • 2nd Life Guards have a quiet day.   2nd Life Guards are on Zillebeke Ridge in Dug outs half a mile from Ypres on Ypres to Roulers Railway Line. This was a comparatively quiet day, practically no shelling or any kind of attack by the enemy after 11 am. At 7 pm the Regiment on relief by the 1st Life Guards and moved into the dug outs in Reserve.

    War Diary

  • Bad weather - snow and ice.   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    With 5th Divisional Artillery at Lindenhoek. Started at 0600. In action all day and night. Fired about 50 rounds. Hard frost and started snowing at noon. Had to get battery along frozen roads.

    war diaries

  • 19th Nov 1914 1st East Lancs in trenches

  • 19th Nov 1914 First Casualties for 13th Londons

  • 19th Nov 1914 Queen Mary's visit

  • 19th Nov 1914 Snow

  • 19th Nov 1914 Leave Begins

  • 19th Nov 1914 Paying Dearly

  • 19th November 1914 Ongoing German Attacks repelled by Artillery and machine guns

  • 19th Nov 1914 Football

  • 19th Nov 1914 Snowfall

  • 19th Nov 1914 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William Butts. Hertfordshire Regiment Read their Story.
  • Private John Hughes. 4th Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Richard George Pateman. Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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