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25th April 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

25th April 1916

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusilers provide working parties for RE   From the 25th to 27th of April the 16th Northumberlands provided working parties for Royal Engineers in the line.

    records of the 16th (service) battalion northumberland fusiliers captain ch cooke mc, newcastle upon tyne 1923

  • Hostile Trenches Bombarded   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Carency report leave again opened. Very little shelling. We bombarded the hostile trenches with usual 18 pounders, Howitzers and 15 pounders doing considerable damage. The enemy retaliated with a few 4.2 inch and Light High Velocity guns.

    War Diaries

  • 25th Apr 1916 Zeppelin Raid

  • 25th April 1916 Divisional Field Day

  • 25th Apr 1916 7th Northumberlands Relieved by 4th Royal Fusiliers

  • 25th Apr 1916 New Positions

  • 25th Apr 1916 Martial Law Declared

  • 25th April 1916 Submarine Lost

  • 25th Apr 1916 Retreat

  • 25th Apr 1916 Working Parties

  • 25th Apr 1916 Enemy Fire

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Ballantyne. Royal Scots Fusiliers 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Guy Calvert. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Joseph Campbell. Royal Field Artillery 4th (Northumberland) Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew W.T. Greenwell. Northumberland Fusiliers 18th Btn. (1st Tyneside Pioneers) Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Alfred Hemmett. Hampshire Regiment 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harry Howells. Shropshire Light Infantry 7th Battalion

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