You are not logged in.
22nd July 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to accept cookies.

If you enjoy this site please consider making a donation.

    Site Home

    Great War


    Add Stories & Photos


    Allied Army

    Day by Day

    War in the Air

    Prisoners of War

    War at Sea

    Training for War

    The Battles

    Those Who Served


    Civilian Service

    Women at War

    Life on Home Front

    Central Powers Army

    Central Powers Navy


    World War Two


    Add Stories & Photos

    Time Capsule


    Help & FAQ's

    Our Facebook Page




    Contact us

    Great War Books



World War 1 One ww1 wwII greatwar great

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was wounded. 10 rifles per Battery along with the rifles of Brigade Headquarters staff and Ammunition Column were withdrawn.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.

    War Diaries

  • 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

  • 22nd July 1915 Training

  • 22nd of July 1915 

  • 22nd Jul 1915 On the Move

  • 22nd Jul 1915 On the Move

  • 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.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance

Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?

If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.

Want to know more?

There are:17 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.

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

    Add a name to this list.

  • Items from the Home Front Archive

    Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.

    Select another Date
    Day:  Month:   Year:

    The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.

    This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.

    If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small to help with the costs of keeping the site running.

    Hosted by:

    The Wartime Memories Project Website

    is archived for preservation by the British Library

    Website Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVIII
    - All Rights Reserved