The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
23rd December 1916On this day:
- Slight Activity 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
Day was quiet except for slight activity from enemy 77 mm battery on roads. Working parties were seen and dispersed by our fire.
- 33rd Bn AIF billets unsatisfactory 33rd Battalion relieved by 44th Battalion as per Battalion O.O No. 7 Dated 22/12/1916. Billets unsatisfactory on account of wet and mud no duckboards being provided. All in Billets By 5 pm.
- 33rd Battalion AIF hand written map dated 23/12/1916
- 33rd Battalion AIF undated hand written map
- 23rd December 1916 Ongoing training and inspections
- 23rd December 1916 Bad weather continues
- 23rd Dec 1916 Route March
- 23rd Dec 1916 Attack Made
- 23rd Dec 1916 Trench Raid
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Robert Allen. Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards) 12th Btn. (Teesside Pioneers) Pte. William James Bishop. Dorsetshire Regiment 1st/4th Btn. Read their Story. L/Sgt. Alexander Wallace. Black Watch 1st/7th Battalion Read their Story.
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