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



27th June 1915

On this day:


  • Leave of Absence   6th County of London Brigade RFA report Lt W.A Saxer (RAMC) proceeded to England on 5 days leave.

    War Diaries


  • 27th June 1915 Church Parade

  • Two RAMC Sergeants killed by enemy shell   This afternoon several of the enemy's shells burst in the field behind the Mairie, and resulted in the following casualties:

    Staff Sgt Allport RAMC killed; Sgt Hale dangerously wounded in head; Sgt Pollock dangerously wounded in arm and leg.

    Sgt Hale died 11:30 PM without regaining consciousness.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys


  • 1st Bn Herts billets at Bethune and Montmorency Barracks   1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment was relieved by the 1st Bn Loyal North Lancs Regt. and moved into billets at Bethune and Montmorency Barracks. Major E.M. Jones left the Bn for England to take over command of the 3rd/1st Btn Hertfordshire Regiment.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment


  • 27th June 1915 68th Field Coy embark

  • 27th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 27th Jun 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 27th Jun 1915 Reliefs Completed

  • 27th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 27th Jun 1915 Gurkha Bluff

  • 27th Jun 1915 On the March

  • 27th Jun 1915 Reliefs

  • 27th of June 1915 Brigades report

  • 27th of June 1915 Changes in command

  • 27th of June 1915 Quiet at the front





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Henry Rodgers. London Regiment 8th (Post Office Rifles) Btn.

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