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

24th July 1915

On this day:

  • 2nd Monmouths detached   The 2nd Monmouths were detached from the amalgamated battalions of the Monmouhs, the first to reform as an independent unit.

  • 6th London Brigade RFA in Action   15th London Battery fired a total of 48 rounds on the German Front Line trenches in retaliation. 16th London Battery retaliated similarly with 24 rounds. 17th London Battery fired at G.34.c.6.8 and dispersed a working party. Tonight one gun from the 15th, 16th and 17th London Batteries and one gun of the 13th London Battery (commanded by Major A.C. Scammel) took up forward positions prepared by working parties from the 5th and 7th Brigades, Royal Field Artillery for wire cutting.

    War Diaries

  • 24th July 1915 9th Lancers training and sports

  • 24th Jul 1915 Q Ship

  • 24th Jul 1915 Ship Sunk

  • 19th Field Ambulance opens in the Pensionnat de demoiselles   Took over Advanced Post in Laventie (Hospice Toulouse) and established and opened the Field Ambulance in the Pensionnat de demoiselles in Estaires for reception of sick and wounded. All transport had been parked in a field west of the town, and motor ambulance wagons in the courtyard of the school. Collected sick and wounded of Brigade today. General fatigues, cleaning up the buildings, were carried out in the day.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Estaires

  • 24th Jul 1915 8th Worcesters Inspected

  • 24th Jul 1915 Battle of Nasiriyeh, Mesopotamia

  • 24th Jul 1915 Fishing Smacks Sunk

  • 24th Jul 1915 Orders to Move

  • 24th Jul 1915 4th East Yorks relieve 7th Northumberlands

  • Advance Party Departs   The Transport and Machine Guns of the 10th Battalion Essex Regt, Lieutenants E.B.P. Davis and W.C. Neild under command of Major C.M. Wheatley entrained at Codford St Marys's, Wiltshire and proceeded to Havre via Southampton for active service.

  • 24th Jul 1915 Enemy Mine Explodes

  • 24th Jul 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 24th Jul 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 24th Jul 1915 Trench Work

  • 24th July 1915 On the Move

  • 24th of July 1915 

  • 24th Jul 1915 Intelligence

  • 24th Jul 1915 On the Move

  • 24th July 1915 In Billets

  • 24th Jul 1915 In Reserve

  • 24th July 1915 On the Move

  • 24th Jul 1915 River trip for Injured Soliders

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