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

20th July 1915

On this day:

  • 6th London Brigade RFA Retaliate   6th County of London Brigade RFA reports Lieut. W.J. Barnard proceeded to England on 7 days leave of absence, thereby leaving the 16th Lon Battery with only two Officers. 2/Lt. J.A.W. Petro attached to the 16th London Battery from the 6th London Ammunition Column. 15th London Battery fired 15 rounds in retaliation on forward German trenches and 16th London Battery fired a total of 8 rounds also in retaliation, on the same target. 17th London Battery likewise retaliated.

    War Diaries

  • 20th July 1915 9th Lancers working party

  • 19th Infantry Brigade transfers to 8th Division   Visited by Deputy Director Medical Services 3rd Corps.

    This day the 19th Infantry Brigade and attached troops were transferred from 27th Division to 8th Division.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance

  • 20th Jul 1915 10th Sherwoods at rest

  • 20th Jul 1915 Yeomanry Drill

  • 20th Jul 1915 7th Northumberlands into Trenches

  • 20th Jul 1915 In Dugouts

  • 20th Jul 1915 Men Wounded

  • 20th Jul 1915 Range Practice

  • 20th Jul 1915 Instruction

  • 20th Jul 1915 Recce

  • 20th July 1915 At Rest

  • 20th of July 1915 

  • 20th Jul 1915 Orders

  • 20th Jul 1915 On the Move

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