The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
21st April 1916On this day:
- 2nd Royal Fusiliers at Auchonvillers The 2nd Royal Fusilers arrived at Auchonvillers and were engaged in trench work at Beaumont Hamel.
- Enemy Artillery Very Active 6th County of London Brigade RFA at
The enemy artillery were very active today. 16th London Battery and R 8th London Battery were heavily shelled with 5.9 inch guns. One man in R Battery was killed otherwise no damage was done, though the shells dropped all around the batteries. At about 1450 5.9 and 4.2 inch guns were fired on these two positions.
- 21st April 1916 Good Friday
- 21st Apr 1916 Seeing the Sights
- 21st Apr 1916 Under Shellfire
- 21st Apr 1916 Reliefs
- 21st Apr 1916 Church Parade
- 21st Apr 1916 Outpost
- 21st of April 1916 Adjutant Returns
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