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28th June 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 June 1916

On this day:

  • Bad Light   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery at Aix Noulette: Batteries engaged in wire cutting, but light very bad for observation during the morning. At about 2145 artillery was very active in Loos Sector. Capt Gayman C236 Battery reverts to the rank of Lieutenant.

  • 22nd Northumberlands in the trenches   22nd Northumberland Fusiliers go into the forward trenches from Usna Tara line.

  • 28th June 1916 Brigade completes move to Querrieu

  • 28th Jun 1916 On the March

  • 28th Jun 1916 Acting as Interpreter

  • 28th Jun 1916 Enemy Aircraft

  • Bombardment Continues   Y Day. The thick mist and heavy rain continues as does the bombardment. The last of the allied gas shells are used. The infantry continue their preparations for the battle.


    0845. D Co. 18 DLI attached to 16 West Yorks for operations left BUS for front line.

  • 28th Jun 1916 Artillery Bombardment

  • 28th Jun 1916 Preparations for Attack

  • 28th Jun 1916 Reliefs

  • 28th Jun 1916 In Billets

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  • Rfn. Thomas John Bell. Royal Irish Rifles C Coy. 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Herbert Hubbad. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/7th Btn.

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