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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

23rd June 1915

On this day:

  • Leave of Absence   6th County of London Brigade RFA report Capt M.J.K. O’Malley proceeded to England on 7 days leave.

    War Diaries

  • 23rd June 1915 9th Lancers training

  • Inspection of trench line held by the 19th Infantry Brigade   During yesterday and today Lts. Forgan and Nash were under instruction in the trenches with Medical Officers of Regiments.

    Visited with Col. Dunn and the Medical Officers of Regiments all trench line held by the 19th Infantry Brigade.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys

  • 1st Bn Herts men mentioned in dispatches   The Battalion was relieved by the 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards and moved into billets at Sailly Le Bourse. The following Officers, NCOs and men appeared in the Commander in Chief's dispatched dated 31-5-1915: Lieut. Colonel, The Viscount Hampden, Major H.P. Croft, MP, Major F. Page, Captain A.G. Clark, Captain & Adjutant, the Honourable N. Gathorne-Hardy (Rifle Brigade), Captain P.E. longmore, Captain L.F. Smeathman, Captain G.E. Whitfield, No.14 Sgt J. Barber, 2108 Acting CQMS F. Rayment, 2550 Sgt A.E Sandell, 132 Sgt R. Shirtcliffe, 2662 L/Cpl R.A. Gough, 2283 Pte. Curtis.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 23rd Jun 1915 In the First line Trenches

  • 23rd Jun 1915 In Bivouacs

  • 23rd Jun 1915 Good Luck

  • 23rd Jun 1915 In Huts

  • 23rd Jun 1915 Officer Killed

  • 23rd Jun 1915 Route March

  • 23rd June 1915 Shelling

  • 23rd of June 1915 Front is quiet

  • 23rd of June 1915 Artillery billets

  • 23rd of June 1915 Artillery moved billets

  • 23rd of June 1915 Batteries engaged

  • 23rd of June 1915 Move to billets

  • 23rd of June 1915 Quiet at the front

  • 23rd Jun 1915 Reliefs

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William Robert Bates. Norfolk Regiment 1st Btn.
  • Pte. James Robinson. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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