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22nd February 1915On this day:
- 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915. 1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.
- Inspection of 2nd Life Guards machine gun teams The 2nd Life Guards War Diary states:
Major General Kavanagh came to inspect machine gun teams. Squadrons out again at schemes set by me.
- 22nd Feb 1915 2nd Queens relieve 1st South Staffs
- 22nd Feb 1915 Courts Martial
- 22nd Feb 1915 Sniping and Artillery Duel
- 22nd Feb 1915 Trench Raid
- 22nd Feb 1915 A Creepy Job
Minutes of Committee Meeting Cocken Hall
February 22nd 1915
Present:- The Earl of Durham, W.C. Gray, Colonel R. Burdon, Colonel H. Bowes, Major F. J. Tristram, and Captain Lowe.
The minutes of the previous meeting at which no one was present but Colonel Burdon, Major Tristram and Capt. Lowe, were taken as read.
The parade state was presented as under and Colonel Burdon mentioned that one of the reasons why such slow progress was being made with the 6th Company was that some forty of the members of the Battalion had been transferred to commissions elsewhere.
The samples of necessaries for the men were inspected, and it was decided that those offered by Messrs. Mappin & Webb should be accepted, subject to reasonably quick delivery: or failing those that provided by [blank]
Colonel Burdon reported that he had authority from the war office for the 6th Company to be proceeded with at once.
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Edward Felix Baker. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. Alexander Boothman. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. Alexander Robertson Boothman. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Read their Story. Cpl. James Boyes. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story. Sgt. William Burnip. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. John Butler. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. Michael James Cavagin. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. James Finlay. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story. Brig-Gen. John Edmund Gough. VC. Rifle Brigade Read their Story. Brig.Gen. John Edmund Gough. VC. General Staff Read their Story. Pte. Frank Monaghan. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Read their Story. Pte. Frank Monaghan. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Davenport Pennington. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Robert Reed. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Pte. Frederick Webb. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
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