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

26th June 1915

On this day:

  • Medal Award 6th London Brigade RFA    Under authority of his Majesty the King, the Field Marshall Commanding in Chief awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) to the following member of the 6th London Brigade RFA: Number 1699 Gunner A.W. North 16th County of London Battery RFA for coolness and gallantry whilst acting as telephonist in the observation station at Festubert during the heavy bombardment to which it was subjected.

    War Diaries

  • Temporary MO appointment - 5th Scottish Rifles   Lt. Grellier took on temporary medical charge of the 5th Scottish Rifles in relief of Lt. Clark proceeded on leave.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys

  • 26th Jun 1915 Brave Observers

  • 26th Jun 1915 Under Shellfire

  • 26th Jun 1915 Shelling

  • 26th Jun 1915 Reorganisation

  • 26th Jun 1915 Recce

  • 26th of June 1915 Morning report

  • 26th of June 1915 Operations conference

  • 26th of June 1915 Evening report

  • 26th Jun 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 26th Jun 1915 Casualties

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Herbert Bray. East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Elliott. Ã?? Ã?? Ã?? West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte William Souter. Scottish Rifles 8th Btn. Read their Story.

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