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22nd November 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 November 1916

On this day:

  • Visibility Bad   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery. report from Ypres. Visibility bad and day quiet. At 0530 a party of twelve Germans crawled over opposite Cross Trench and attempted to throw bombs. These all fell short and they retired hastily.

    War Diaries

  • R Class Super Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ84 (L38)

    • Production Ref: LZ84
    • Class type : R
    • Tactical ref: L38
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 22nd November 1916


    It was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing (due to heavy snowfall) during an attempted raid on Reval and Saint Petersburg on the 29th December 1916.

    John Doran

  • 33 Bn AIF arrive at Le Havre    'Mona's Queen' arrived Havre 12 midnight disembarked 7:00 AM proceeded to Rest Camp No 1. 'Hunslet' arrived Havre 7:30 AM disembarked 10 AM proceeded to Rest Camp No 1.

    War Diary of 33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force, Le Havre

  • 22nd November 1916 Commenced work in trenches

  • 22nd November 1916 Inspections

  • 22nd Nov 1916 Thick Fog


    Weather very cold, frost during the night, no rain. Trenches in fair condition Ė 2 OR wounded. Patrols reconnoitred enemy wire and No Manís Land.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 22nd Nov 1916 Aircraft Downed

  • 22nd Nov 1916 CO Visits

  • 22nd Nov 1916 Parades

  • 22nd Nov 1916 Artillery Active

  • 22nd of November 1916 Tit for Tat

  • 22nd Nov 1916 On the March

  • 22nd Nov 1916 On the March

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Cpl. Alfred J. Callard. King's Royal Rifle Corps 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Coulson. Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. C Coy. Read their Story.
  • Able Sea. Frederick Charles Hedges Volze. HMS E30 Read their Story.
  • Private, then Lance Corpo George Wilding. Mons Star South Lancashire 7th (Service) Read their Story.

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