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

25th October 1915

On this day:

  • 25th Sep 1915 Diversionary Attack

  • Underground dugouts to be constructed   Concentration of fire by 6th London Bde on target-trench H.15.a.9.4 - H.13.g.1.2. At 11:00 2 rounds per gun were fired; 11:10 2 rounds per gun; 11:25 4 rounds per gun. The last to be fired in salvoes. Owing to the extremely bad weather, Battery Commanders were unable to give certain information about the enemy's position required by 47th Division, nor was the OC. Brigade able to inspect harnesses of the 15th, 16th and 17th Batteries as arranged. An order was received to construct large dug outs 15 feet below ground level; each dugout is to be in communication with the next to it by means of an underground passage. Lt R. Bruce RFA of 6th London Brigade officially announced as having Died of wounds.

    War Diaries

  • 25th October 1915 Rain all day

  • 25th Oct 1915 Medical Inspections

  • 25th Oct 1915 Route March

  • 25th Oct 1915 On the March

  • 25th Oct 1915 Trench Work

  • 25th Oct 1915 On the March

  • 25th Oct 1915 On the Move

  • 25th of October 1915 Out of Trenches

  • 25th of October 1915 Entraining Begins

  • 25th of October 1915 On the Train

  • 25th Oct 1915 Bombing

  • 25th of October 1915 Quiet

  • 25th of October 1915 On the Move

  • 25th of October 1915 Relief Complete

  • 25th of October 1915 

  • 25th of October 1915 Orders

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  • Pte. James Charles Martin. 21st Infantry Battalion Read their Story.

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