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28th August 1916 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



28th August 1916

On this day:


  • Continuous Firing   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery fired continuously throughout the twenty four hours. Hostile artillery was moderately inactive compared to the previous day. Capt Egerton Warburton came to be attached to B236 Battery; 2/Lt Pearson and 2/Lt Tabor from the 47th Divisional Ammunition Column were yesterday attached to the battery for instruction, while Lt C H De Wael was attached to C236 Battery from 47th Divisional Ammunition Column. Fairly quiet day.

  • 28th August 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 28th August 1916 Routine drills

  •    TRENCHES FESTUBERT SECTOR

    Clear.

    21.00. C Co. relieved B Co. Right F.L A Co. relieved D Co. Left Front Line. No casualties

  • 28th Aug 1916 Medal Ribbons

  • 28th Aug 1916 Parades

  • 28th Aug 1916 In Bivouacs

  • 28th Sep 1916 Transfer





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Arthur John Abbott. Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Btn.
  • Pte William John Key Bell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd batt Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frank Hughes. Canterbury Infantry Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Mackenzie. Argyll & Southern Highlanders 11th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. David Ross Ryrie. Gordon Highlanders 9th Btn.
  • Pte. John Timlin. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Isaac "Ike" Tranter. Gloucestershire Regiment 1/5th Battalion Read their Story.

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