The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
26th July 1916On this day:
- 16th Northumberlands on the march 16th Northumberlands reach La Beuvriere and the battalion provides details for Corps HQ guard at La Buissiere.
- Relocations At
Hersin and Sains-les-Pernes, 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery less Battery Commanders, one subaltern & one layer per battery to hand over to 316th Brigade RFA., Marched to Sains les Pernes via Barlin-Alldain-Devieu-Camblain-Chatelagn and Pernes.
The Brigade was inspected by the Brigadier General R.A. at Barlin and arrived at Sains les Pernes by 1730.
- 26th July 1916 5 Hour standby and mounted work
- 26th July 1916 Heavy mortar fire
- 26th Jul 1916 Brigade Dump Shelled
- 26th Jul 1916 Machine Gun Practice
- 26th Jul 1916 Men Wounded
- 26th Jul 1916 Reliefs
- 26th Jul 1916 Band plays
- 26th Jul 1916 Training
- 26th of July 1916 Quiet Days
- 26th Jul 1916 Working Parties
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Remembering those who died this day. Sgt. Robert William Wyllie Adam. 11th Infantry Battalion Read their Story. Sgt. Leonard Clarkson. Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment 1st/6th Bn Rflmn. Albert James East. King's Royal Rifle Corps. 20th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. T. Gosney. Dorsetshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Francis Kelly. Black Watch 1st Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Albert Ernest Leake. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 15th Battallion L/Cpl. Frederick Moon. Cheshire Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion Read their Story. Lt. Maurice Penrose-Fitzgerald. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 7th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Thomas Regan. Yorks and Lancs Regiment 13th Battalion Barnsley Pals Read their Story.
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