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21st February 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



21st February 1915

On this day:


  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.

  • Change in medical charge DLI    Orders received from ADMS Assistant Director of Medical Services 6th Division detailing Lt Cohen of the 19th Field Ambulance RAMC to take over medical charge of DLI during the absence on leave of Lt. Armstrong.

  • Viscount Hampden 1st Bn Herts mentioned in dispatches   Lieut. Colonel The Viscount Hampden mentioned in dispatches by Field Marshall Sir John French, the Commander in Chief, dated January 14th 1915.

  • 21st Feb 1915 Enemy fires on aircraft

  • 21st Feb 1915 2nd Battalion Queens in billets

  • 21st Feb 1915 Enemy Aircraft

  • 21st Feb 1915 4th Camerons on the Move

  • 21st Feb 1915 Training





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There are:8 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.




Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Sjt. Edwin Abbott. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. William Whitfield Anderson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Sjt. Bertie George Annets. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. B Coy.
  • Pte. Thomas Blades. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Thomas Alfred Charlesworth. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. James Cook. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Peter Cornwall. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. William Donnison. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. William Arthur Fuller. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. John Gilbert Hope. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. William Arthur Hurley. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Sjt. Samuel Albert Jackson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Cpl. William Campbell McDonald. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Ronald McQueen. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sjt. Henry Morris. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. A Coy.
  • Pte. John James O'Hare. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Tom Priestley. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. John Rudd. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Arthur Slingsby. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Hugh Smith. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. John Ernest Spencer. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Sjt. Wilfred John Woodward. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Joseph Wright. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Joseph Wright. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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    Letter from Blackdown Camp
    Letter from Blackdown Camp

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