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22nd June 1916 - 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 June 1916

On this day:

  • Very Little Shelling   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report from Aix Noulette. Very little shelling today. Enemy put 6 rounds of 4.2 inch shells in A237 Battery's new position. The light for aerial observation was good and a party of enemy aeroplanes flew over Aix Noulette this afternoon. They came back about two hours later followed by our planes.

    The following officers arrived from England. 2/Lt G.N. Gaburn - posted to C236 Battery. 2/Lt Wills - posted to C236 Batttery. 2/Lt E.H. de B West - posted to D236 Battery.

    Other movements. 2/Lt Gordon Tombe attached to C236 Battery leaves to rejoin his unit 47th Divisional Ammunition Column. Lt Pilditch, Adjutant, 237th Brigade RFA, has left this Group HQ. Lt Tausley, Orderly Officer, 237th Brigade RFA, is attached to this HQ. One of the guns of Y236 Trench Mortar Battery had a premature(shell exploding early) resulting in one man killed and 2 men wounded.

    War Diaries

  • 22nd June 1916 Inspection and movements

  • 22nd Jun 1916 All Quiet

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Tragic Events

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Taking Supplies up

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Gas Attack

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Gas Alarm

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Reliefs

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Baths and Lectures

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Shelling

  • 22nd Jun 1916 Shelling

  • 22nd June 1916 

  • 22nd Jun 1916 On the March

  • 22nd June 1916 Cable work

  • 22nd June 1916 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pnr. Albert John Brandwood. Royal Engineers 201st Field Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Campbell. Northumberland Fusiliers 22nd (3rd Tyneside Scottish) Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Evan Lloyd. Royal Welch Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Bdr. John McKenna. Royal Field Artillery 332 Bde. Read their Story.

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