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22nd October 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 October 1915

On this day:


  • Much Shelling   6th County of London Brigade RFA fire in retaliation only. There was much shelling by the Germans: Loos, the Chalk Pit (here smoke shells were accidentally ignited), and the Double Crassier were all shelled, we retaliated. Bombardier Rutson and Gunner Wootten (16th London Battery) were wounded. (Note - It appears they both survived as there is no trace of them in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records).

  • 22nd October 1915 9th Lancers reinforced

  • Continued standby   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA moved to new village for want of water. Left at 1530 and marched to Huquillier 4 miles from Brigade Headquarters at Perenty. Captain C.T. Walwyn ordered to report himself at war office as soon as possible.

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Happier than at Home

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Engine Malfunction

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Cut up Badly

  • 22nd Oct 1915 To Be Played to the End

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Route March

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Trench Visit

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Training

  • 22nd Oct 1915 On the March

  • 22th Oct 1915 Reliefs

  • 22nd Oct 1915 Trench Work





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Sgt. Andrew Foster. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. Charles Strutton. 2nd Battalion

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