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

29th July 1915

On this day:

  • Daily Battery Activity 6th London Brigade RFA    6th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery record in their war diary: The remaining section of the 15th London Battery and one section of the 16th London Battery were relieved by sections of Batteries of the 71st Brigade, RFA last night. D Battery of the 70th Brigade, RFA was in position at Vermelles, should have relieved the 17th London Battery, but having lost its way, failed to put in an appearance until 0400. As it was then daylight the relief had to be postponed.

    War Diaries

  • 13th KRRC advance party leaves camp   29th July 1915, an advance party of 108 men of the 13th KRRC left Windmill Camp with all animals and transport, bound for Le Havre.

  • 9th Lancers promotions   

    London Gazette Extract

    9th Lancers in billets North of Zeggers Cappel. 'C' Squadron training. 1 Other Rank to Hospital. 2 Lead Draught Horses received.

    The following are extracts from the London Gazette dated 29th July 1915 9th (Q.R) Lancers. Major (Bt. Lt. Col.) D.J.E. Beale-Browne to be Temporary Lt. Colonel from 8th October 1914 & 10th October 1914, and from 9th December 1914. Lieutenant I.A. Straker to be Temporary Captain 28th June 1915.

    War Diary

  • Advanced Dressing Post in Laventie   Visited by Deputy Director Medical Services 3rd Corps and afterwards took him to the Advanced Dressing Post in Laventie, which consists of a long room which can accommodate 30-40 patients with two smaller rooms, and cellar accommodation.

    Lt. Hill returned from medical charge of Royal Welsh Fusiliers on relief by Capt. Harbison returned from leave.

    War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Estaires

  • 1st Bn Herts at Givenchy B1 sector   The Battalion relieved the 1st Bn Kings Liverpool Regiment at Givenchy B1 sector, 3 Coys in the trenches and 1 at Le Preol.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment

  •    E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    29th to 30th July - Crossing Canal sections complete at a time by order of Brigadier General Royal Artillery Cavalry Corps, a piece practice which did not improve either equipment or ammunition.

    war diaries

  • 29th Jul 1915 19th Seige Bty RGA in action

  • 29th Jul 1915 8th Worcesters relieve 4th Ox & Bucks

  • 29th Jul 1915 In the Trenches

  • 29th July 1915 Mules in the Hold

  • 29th Jul 1915 Reliefs

  • 29th Jul 1915 Working Parties

  • 29th Jul 1915 Trench Work

  • 29th Jul 1915 Under Shellfire

  • 29th July 1915 

  • 29th July 1915 Visit

  • 29th Jul 1915 Concentration

  • 29th Jul 1915 Quiet

  • 29th Jul 1915 On the Move

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