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22nd July 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



22nd July 1915

On this day:


  • 2nd Royal Fusiliers sail from Malta   The 2nd Battalion Royal Fusilers sailed from Malta enroute to the Dardanelles via Alexandria.

  • 6th London Brigade RFA Fire   Retaliating, 15th London Battery fired 12 rounds on Loos billets and a total of 17 rounds on German Front Line trenches. 16th London Battery fired 91 rounds on Loos billets and German Front Line trenches. 17th London Battery fired at Loos billets. The hostile bombardment was particularly severe - using high explosive on Philosophe, Les Brebris and neighbourhood this afternoon. One man in the 17th London Battery Wagon Line at Noyelles was wounded. 10 rifles per Battery along with the rifles of Brigade Headquarters staff and Ammunition Column were withdrawn. These Units are to be rearmed with carbines.

  • 22th July 1915 9th Lancers working party & training

  • 22nd Jul 1915 19th Seige Bty RGA in action

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Ships Sunk

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Brigade Drill

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Fatigue Parties

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Shell Failed to Explode

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Good Progress

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Coys Attached

  • 22nd Jul 1915 On the Move

  • 22nd Jul 1915 Trench Work

  • 19th Field Ambulance ordered to move to Estaires    On orders from 19th Infantry Brigade HQ visited Agricultural College, Estaires, with a view to taking over buildings at present occupied by 1st Highland Field Ambulance 51st Division.

    Orders received from the 19th Infantry Brigade headquarters cancelling arrangements re Agricultural College, and ordering Field Ambulance to move on July 23 to Pensionnat des Jeunes Filles, Estaires.






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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Patrick Feeney. Connaught Rangers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sergeant R J McCleary. Royal Irish Rifles 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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