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22nd December 1915On this day:
- 6th London Bde Batteries in Action 6th County of London Brigade RFA at
Annequin report from 0800 to 1400 the 16th London Battery fired eighty three Shrapnel and two hundred and forty nine H.E. on Cross Trench.
From 1205 to 1335 the 15th London Battery fired on trench A.28.c.9.5 to G.4.b.2.5 in reply to enemy shelling Sticky trench and front line in A.28.c.
From 1400 to 2000 the 19th London Battery fired two hundred and seventy two Shrapnel and ninety four H.E on Cross Trench and communication trenches in the vicinity.
At 1450 the 17th London Battery fired fifteen rounds at am.9. emplacement and Observation Point on the Dump at G.5.a.6.7 There were several direct hits but loophole remained undamaged.
At 2115 the 17th London Battery fired sixty one H.E. on Little Willie and Cross Trench as requested by Infantry.
At 2150 the 16th London Battery fired eighteen Shrapnel on their right lines at the Hindenburgh trenches as requested by Infantry.
At 2200 the 15th London Battery fired on right lines to the northern part of Little Willie on request from Infantry.
The 19th London Battery fired on Cross Trench as requested by Infantry
18th London Battalion (London Irish) in front line, 2nd Division on our left and 1st Division on our right.
- 22nd December 1915 9th Lancers Digging Party Withdrawn
- Ongoing Action E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
22nd Dec - Experimented with some old fuses, result not very satisfactory. At 1700 gas attack by 12th Division not a success.
23rd - Retaliated and several more points registered
- 22nd Dec 1915 Saved his Comrades
- 22nd Dec 1915 Minesweeper Lost
- 22nd Dec 1915 Collier Lost
- 22nd Dec 1915 Very Wet
- 22nd Dec 1915 Assimilating Courage
- 22nd Dec 1915 Boats Blown up
- 22nd Dec 1915 White Handkerchief
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