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

26th October 1915

On this day:

  • Inspection and Registration   6th County of London Brigade RFA reports 2/Lt A. F Yencken proceeded to England on 7 days leave of absence. The OC. Brigade inspected the harness of the 6th London Ammunition Column. Retaliation - In future British guns are to fire 5 time as many rounds as the Germans have fired. There was no concentration of fire today. 13th London Battery registered H.19.b.8.1, H.25.b.2.5 and H.25.b.6.2. In return for the intermittent shelling of our first line trenches all day by the Germans, our batteries retaliated on the German front line. 15th and 16th London Batteries spotted the flash of the German battery at H.10.b.8.7.

  • 26th October 1915 9th Lancers Parade

  • 26th Oct 1915 On the Move

  • 26th Oct 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 26th Oct 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 26th Oct 1915 Trench Work

  • 26th Oct 1915 On the March

  • 26th Oct 1915 1st Herts in the Trenches

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  • Pte. William John Edmundson. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 2nd/2nd Btn Read their Story.
  • Rfmn. Leonard Thomas Powell. Rifle Brigade 7th Battalion Read their Story.

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