The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
21st December 1915On this day:
- Steady Shelling 6th County of London Brigade RFA report
shelling took place on both sides steadily all day.
From 0200 to 0800 15th London Battery fired one hundred and fifty shrapnel and one hundred and thirty six H.E. on the Cross Trench.
At 20.55 the 17th London Battery fired sixty two H.E. on G.4.c.3.9 at request front infantry who were being shelled heavily in Sticky and Northampton trenches.
The 19th London Battery fired at intervals during the afternoon on G.4.b.9.7 to G.5.a.1.3 in reply to enemy shelling at G.4.a.
(Note H.E.= High Explosives Shells).
- 18th DLI arrive in Egypt 18th Durham Light Infantry arrive at Port Said, Egypt on 21st December 1915.
- 21st December 1915 9th Lancers Horses Malined
- 21st Dec 1915 Baptism of Fire
- 21st Dec 1915 Liner Sunk
- 21st Dec 1915 Merry and Bright
- 21st Dec 1915 Lectures Under Cover
- 21st Dec 1915 Busy Day
- 21st Dec 1915 Artillery Active
- 21st Dec 1915 Change of Command
- 21st Dec 1915 On the move
- 21st December 1915 Parade cancelled
- 21st Dec 1915 Reliefs
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