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

28th May 1915

On this day:

  • Monmouths Amalgamate   The 2nd Monmouth's joined the 1st and 3rd Battalions on May 27th and the official amalgamation of the battalions took place on May 28th. The amalgamated battalions moved to Herzeele where the Brigadier, General Bols, addressed them and stated that the three battalions would be eventually reformed.

  • Daily Battery Activity   6th County of London Brigade RFA report 15th & 16th London Batteries did not fire. 17th London Battery shell a machine gun position at H8, 2 rounds, at request of infantry.

    War Diaries

  • 28th May 1915 9th Lancers embus

  • Admission of a case of cerebrospinal meningitis    18th Infantry Battalion left this evening, relieved by the 82nd Infantry Battalion. A case of cerebrospinal meningitis (Sgt Ling "C" Battalion 53rd Brigade RFA) admitted this morning. Transferred to Bailleul by special motor wagon. Medical Officer notified, and billets disinfected by Sanitary Section.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys

  • 28th May 1915 A sad find

  • 28th May 1915 First taste of trenches

  • 28th May 1915 Trench Work

  • 28th May 1915 Enemy Attack

  • 28th May 1915 A Short Rest

  • 28th May 1915 Into Huts

  • 28th May 1915 Reliefs

  • 28th May 1915 Reliefs

  • 28th May 1915 Trench Work

  • 28th May 1915 Deserter

  • 28th May 1915 On the March

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