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23rd February 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

23rd February 1916

On this day:

  • Inspections   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Coyecques. All Batteries paraded in drill order under their own arrangements. 2nd Lieut -------- proceeded on 7 days leave of absence to England.

    War Diaries

  • P Class Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ63 (LZ93)

    • Production Ref: LZ63
    • Class type : P
    • Tactical ref: LZ93
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 23rd February 1916


    Carried out three attacks on Dunkirk, Mardick and Harwich, dropping 3,240 kilograms (7,140 lb) bombs. It was decommissioned in 1917.

    John Doran

  • 23rd February 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 23rd February 1916 Relief action

  • 23rd Feb 1916 Ministry of Blockade Formed

  • 23rd Feb 1916 Under Heavy Bombardment

  • 23rd Feb 1916 Death of Superintendent

  • 23rd Feb 1916 Unsatisfactory State

  • 23rd Feb 1916 Training

  • 23rd February 1916 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas William Barrow. Northumberland Fusiliers 20th Battalion (Tyneside Scottish) Read their Story.
  • Maj. Douglas Reynolds. VC. Royal Field Artillery 83rd Bde. Read their Story.

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