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23rd March 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

23rd March 1915

On this day:

  • 23rd March 1915 Brigade Officers Lecture

  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.

  • 23rd Mar 1915 Route March

  • 23rd Mar 1915 2nd Queens train

  • 23rd Mar 1915 Into the Trenches

  • 23rd Mar 1915 Brigade Defence Scheme

  • 23rd Mar 1915 Trenches Very Wet

  • Warwickshire Territorials arrive in France   The ships carrying The Warwickshire Brigade arrive off Le Havre Between 02.00 and 03.00 in the morning. They wait for daylight before docking and the troops disembark beginning at 7am. Interpreters join the battalions and they march through the town to No.6 Rest Camp at Graville. The transport sections being the last to arrive at 21.00.

  • 23rd Mar 1915 Reliefs

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There are:9 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Sgt. Robert Bourhill. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Charles Dickson. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Hunter. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick A. Jay. Royal Scots 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Sgt. William Walton. King's Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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