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26th August 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

26th August 1915

On this day:

  • Conference and Inspections   The OC. Brigade and Adjutant 6th County of London Brigade RFA attended the Divisional Artillery conference at Lozinghem. The Veterinary Officer Lt W.P.S. Edwards was attached to 1st Division; his duties will be performed by the ADVS, 47th Division, Capt. J. Abson. An inspection of the Technical Stores Wagon of the Ammunition Column was carried out.

    War Diaries

  • 26th Aug 1915 A Warm Night

  • 11th West Yorks proceed to France   11th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment proceed to France on the 26th of August 1915, landing at Le Havre.

  • 26th August 1915 Demonstration of Poison Gas

  • 26th Aug 1915 Trench Work

  • 26th Aug 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 26th Aug 1915 Entrenching

  • 26th Aug 1915 Reliefs

  • 26th August 1915 

  • 26th Aug 1915 Mines

  • 26th Aug 1915 Trench Work

  • 26th of Aug 1915 

  • 26th of Aug 1915 

  • 26th Aug 1915 In the Trenches

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James Armour. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Stoker Patrick Brennock. HMS Europa Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Burke. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Burke. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. W. J. Pritchard. Rifle Brigade 10th Btn. Read their Story.

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