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28th 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



28th January 1915

On this day:


  • 28th Jan 1915 Naval Attack Approved

  • Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders appointment, Armentières   Lieut. Chandler appointed to the medical charge of 21 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders in relief of Lieut. Balfour who is temporarily attached to this Field Ambulance.

    War Diary 19th Field Ambulance RAMC


  • 28th Jan 1915 2nd Queens in billets

  • 28th Jan 1915 Reports of Explosion

  • 28th Jan 1915 Trench Work

  • 28th Jan 1915 Artillery In Action

  • 28th Jan 1915 On the Move

  • 2nd Life Guards Inspected by Brigadier   Between 10 am and 12.30 The Brigadier made a close inspection of every horse in the 2nd Life Guards, and at the end expressed himself as 'pleasantly surprised'. A large barn at a billet occupied by C squadron was unfortunately burnt down in the night of 27-28 Jan. I visited the place with a French officer Lt Labouchon, and had a board on the affair, but could obtain no evidence as to the cause of the fire.

    War Diary


  • 5th Mar 1915 Forts Bombarded





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Cummings. Irish Guards 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Ridge. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert Smythe. Irish Guards 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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    Poem by Pte.Patrick Ridge from Queens Own Cameron Highanders in 1914
    Poem by Pte.Patrick Ridge from Queens Own Cameron Highanders in 1914

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