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28th 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

28th October 1915

On this day:

  • King inspects IV Corps   At 1100 Representatives of all Units of IV Corps were inspected by his Majesty King George V between Labuissiere and Hesdigneul. 30 picked men, in charge of Lt W.J. Barnard represented the 6th County of London Brigade. His majesty was thrown from his horse, but was uninjured. The weather was very unfavourable. Intermittent shelling of trenches, Chalk Pit and Loos as yesterday. We retaliated. The Ammunition Column received 77 light draught horse, in accordance with the new establishment. Heavy draught horses are being returned.

  • 28th October 1915 9th Lancers dig trenches

  • 28th Oct 1915 7th Northumberlands on the March

  • 28th Oct 1915 King Inspects Troops

  • 28th Oct 1915 Improvisation

  • 28th Oct 1915 A Grand View

  • 28th Oct 1915 In Billets

  • 28th Oct 1915 Patrols

  • 28th Oct 1915 At Sea

  • 28th Oct 1915 Reliefs

  • 28th Oct 1915 Fatigues

  • 28th Oct 1915 Reliefs

  • 28th Oct 1915 On the March

  • 28th October 1915 Divisional tactical exercises

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