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



20th June 1915

On this day:


  • Back to Action   6th County of London Brigade RFA: This evening the 15th & 16th London Brigades proceeded into action, the former being attached to the 36th Brigade RFA, and occupying its former position at Vermelles, and the latter to the 41st Brigade RFA near Cambrin F.30.c.5.5. The 6th London Ammunition Column was divided, part going with each battery. Brigade Headquarters and the 17th London Brigade remains at rest at Lapugnoy.

  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots in France 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in France 1915.

  • U-Boat Index - WW1   KUK U-11 Austrian submarine. (Former German SM UB-15

    Type U-10 Shipyard Ordered Launched 14th March 1911 Commissioned 20th June 1915

    Commanders.
    8 Jun 1915 - 31 Aug 1915 Lüdwig Eberhardt
    16 Sep 1915 - 28 Oct 1915 Karl Edler von Unczowski
    28 Oct 1915 - 30 Aug 1916 Robert Teufl von Fernland
    30 Aug 1916 - 25 May 1917 Johann Krsnjavi
    25 May 1917 - 16 Jul 1917 Ludwig Müller
    16 Jul 1917 - 17 Sep 1917 Wladimir Pfeifer
    17 Sep 1917 - 12 Jan 1918 Eugen Hornyák
    12 Jan 1918 - 19 Jun 1918 Hugo Pistel
    19 Jun 1918 - 27 Aug 1918 Alfons Graf Montecuccoli
    27 Aug 1918 - 31 Oct 1918 Alois Sernetz

    Career.
    No flotilla information available

    Successes 1 ship taken as prize with a total of 10,484 tons.

      20 Jan 1916 k.u.k. U11 König Albert (prize) 10,484 it

    Fate Scrapped 1920

  • 1st Bn Herts change places with Irish Guards   The Battalion moved from Cambrin and Annequin to Sailly Le Bourse, changing places with the Irish Guards.

  • 20th Jun 1915 7th Northumberlands Relieved

  • 20th Jun 1915 Enemy Mine Explodes

  • 20th Jun 1915 On the March

  • 20th Jun 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 20th Jun 1915 On the Move

  • 20th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 20th Jun 1915 Bathing





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. John Henry Davies. Royal Engineers 171st Tunnelling Company Read their Story.
  • A/LCpl. James Finnigan. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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