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25th October 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 October 1916

On this day:

  • Minewerfen Activity    236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Very little activity. C180 Battery is added to Right Brigade. This Battery commanded Major Digby. Left Brigade of 23rd RA consists of remainder of 180 Brigade RFA under the command of Major Stebbing. Right Brigade HQ shifted to Lille Gate. Considerable minewerfen (mortar) activity by the enemy from about 1200 to 1500. Batteries fired in retaliation. Nothing else of much importance.

    War Diaries

  • First leave for 106th Coy RE    106th Coy Royal Engineers first leave after marching for 12 miles in pouring rain, all wet through. 8 Days Leave

  • 25th October 1916 training

  • 25th October 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 25th Oct 1916 Overcoming the Rules


    Rainy quiet day Enemy shelled battery positions & road.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 25th Oct 1916 Parades

  • 25th of October 1916 TMs and Enemy Active

  • 25th of October 1916 Night Work

  • 25th Oct 1916 Working Parties

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Heber John Walter Bamford. 44th Btn. New Brunswick Regiment Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick Alfred James Betteridge. Royal Berkshire Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Owen Nichols. East Lancashire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.

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