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27th October 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 October 1915

On this day:


  • Shelling and Retaliation   6th County of London Brigade RFA report at 0300 a Concentration of fire on Wood 6 and trenches in squares H.25,26 and 31. 6 rounds per gun were fired as quickly as possible. At 0500 the above action was repeated. There was no reply by the enemy. At 1205 the Germans obtained direct hit on a gun emplacement of 13th London Battery. One man was seriously wounded and three others slightly wounded. The Enemy shelled trenches in front of Puits 14 bis, Chalk Pit, Chalk Pit Wood and Loos. We retaliated.

  • 27th October 1915 9th Lancers building stables

  • 27th Oct 1915 7th Northumberlands on the March

  • 27th Oct 1915 King Reviews Troops

  • 27th Oct 1915 Buried in a Dugout

  • 27th Oct 1915 Severe Frost

  • 27th Oct 1915 Parade Rehearsal

  • 27th Oct 1915 Royal Review

  • 27th Oct 1915 Royal Inspection

  • 27th Oct 1915 In Billets





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