The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
23rd October 1915On this day:
- Intermittent Shelling This afternoon there was intermittent shelling by the Germans and 6th London Bde RFA retaliated.
A Concentration of fire set to take place at 1630 was postponed.
- 23rd October 1915 Conference of Commanding Officers
- SS Ilaro lost SS Ilaro was a British Merchant steamer built in 1895.
On the 23rd October 1915 when on route from Forcados, West Africa for Hull with a cargo of maize and palm kernels she hit a mine, laid by German submarine UC-5, 4 miles East from Dungeness.
One life was lost and 29 saved, the crew abandoned ship in two boats.
- Continued standby E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
Continued on standby with 5th Cavalry Brigade at Huquilliers.
23rd to 31st October - nothing to report
23rd October - Lt Col Olivant visited the Battery
25th October - Captain CT Walwyn left the battery on posting to a Divion of the New Armies.
29th October - Major RH Sanderson joined the Battery from D Battery 46th Brigade, 14th Division
- 23rd Oct 1915 A Remarkable Incident
- 23rd Oct 1915 3rd Coldstreams in the Trenches
- 23rd Oct 1915 Reinforcements Needed
- 23rd Oct 1915 Medical Inspections
- 23rd Oct 1915 Reliefs Completed
- 23rd Oct 1915 Inspection
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