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

21st November 1914

On this day:

  • 2nd Life Guards move to Eecke   2nd Life Guards War Diary: "Frost had set in, and on our move to Eecke it was found necessary to lead horses nearly all the way. Billets were found at Eecke to house the men but not all the horses."

    War Diary

  • Rest days   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    Near Steenwerck Started at 0600 in very hard frost. Frozen snow very hard to get along. Fired 115 rounds. Relieved at 1800 by I Battery RHA. moved into billets near Steenwerck at 2000. Still freezing hard - a difficult march without frost nails. 22nd to 24th November in billets all day near Steenwerck

    war diaries

  • 21st Nov 1914 A few quiet days for 1st East Lancs

  • 21st Nov 1914 Reliefs

  • 21st Nov 1914 In the Wood

  • 21st November 1914 Divisions relieved by French

  • 21st Nov 1914 Concert

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  • Pte. Albert Brain. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert Edward Brain. Royal Warwickshire 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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