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27th January 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

27th January 1915

On this day:

  • 9th Jan 1915 All quiet

  • 2nd Life Guards Ready to march   The War Diary Records: 2nd Life Guards all ready to march at 7 am, but later orders say 250 strong and without horses. Finally orders to unsaddle and we paraded on foot at 11.30 am for inspection by the FMC in C, who addressed the Regiment speaking highly of its past services, and making special mention of the great loss the army, he himself, and the Regiment had sustained by the loss of Major the Hon. Hugh Dawnay.

    War Diary

  • 1st Bn Herts move to Essaires for the day   The Bn moved to Essaires very early and remained there until after dinners and then returned to Hingette.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  • 27th Jan 1915 Ongoing defensive adjustments

  • 27th Jan 1915 Planned Birthday Present

  • 27th Jan 1915 Reflection

  • 27th Jan 1915 Day Off

  • 27th Jan 1915 Artillery In Action

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Roderick Kennedy. Quen's Own Cameron Highlanders 1st Btn.

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