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23rd March 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 March 1916

On this day:


  • Enemy Guns More Active   6th County of London Brigade RFA report 2/Lt Bennett 6th London Brigade Ammunition Column is attached to the 16th London Battery. The day on the whole was quiet. Enemy field guns were more active today than yesterday firing about 75 rounds into Carency. The shells seemed to come from the direction of Bois de Givenchy. The 15th London Battery made a satisfactory shoot on the Pimple which has been reported as an observation station. Other batteries of the Centre Group did not fire. Lt Barnard (16th London Battery) proceeded to Licths on a course of instruction.

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

  • 23rd Mar 1916 Training

  • 23rd Mar 1916 Awkward Camels

  •    CITERNE

    0900. 18th Battalion moved into billets at LONGPRE.

  • 23rd Mar 1916 Reliefs Completed

  • 23rd Mar 1916 Reliefs

  • 23rd Mar 1916 Into the Line





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  • Pte. F. Charles H. Bladen. Yorks and Lancs Regt 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. John Brown. Royal Engineers 171st Tunnelling Company Read their Story.
  • Pte. Leonard Octavious Hallam. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Richard Murphy. King's Regiment (Liverpool) 13th Battalion

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