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



19th October 1915

On this day:


  • 8th Oct 1915 

  • Allies Bazaar raises £700   £700 was raised at the Allies Bazaar held at at Queen's Road Primitive Methodist Church in Calderdale.

  • Personnel Changes   6th County of London Brigade RFA reports Lt Col R R Wandsbrough (6th London Ammunition Column) proceeded to England. Lt W J Barnard appointed to command 6th London Ammunition Column, vice Lt Col R R Wandsbrough. Capt M J K O’Malley (Adjutant, 6th London Brigade RFA) transferred to 17th Division. Lt G Lyon Smith appointed Adjutant of the Brigade, vice Capt M J K O’Malley 13th London Battery moved its position to G33.a.5.9. Batteries retaliated only, for every one German shell, one 18 pounder and one 15 pounder shell is fired in retaliation.

  • 14th Durhams in Ploegsteert Line   14th Btn. Durham Light Infantry are on the Ploegsteert Line.

  • 19th October 1915 9th Lancers prepare to move

  • 19th Oct 1915 Trench Mortars

  • 19th Oct 1915 Training

  • 19th Oct 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 19th Oct 1915 Patrols

  • 19th Oct 1915 Reliefs





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Richard Adderley. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Leonard James Keyworth. VC. London Regiment 1st/24th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Leonard James Keyworth. VC. London Regiment 24th (The Queens) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. John Thomas Lomas. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Herbert Newman. Duke of Cambridge Own (Middlesex) Regiment 1/8th Battalion Read their Story.

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