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29th November 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

29th November 1915

On this day:

  • Hostile Batteries Engaged   6th County of London Brigade RFA at Noyelles report thirty two hostile batteries were engaged. Direct hits were obtained in one case. Enemy ceased fire in seventeen case. Batteries are firing an average of 200 rounds each daily. In the absence of Major H. Bayley DSO (on leave), Capt R.A. Corsan is commanding the 15th London Battery and Lt C.E.H. Lloyd is in command of the 17th London Battery during the absence on leave of Major P.J. Clifton and Capt W. Cooper. The 15th and 17th Lon Battery positions were heavily shelled today. No casualties occurred in the 17th London Battery. In the 15th London Battery, one gunner was wounded, and one gun temporarily put out of action, a piece of shell hitting and damaging the cradle. Within 2 hours the gun concerned was in action again.

    War Diaries

  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royals Scots sailed from Marseilles.

    70% of soldiers from 1st Battalion Royal Scots who died in Belgium and France in 1914 - 1915 have no known grave and are on the Memorial to the missing at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

  • 29th November 1915 Gas Demonstration for 9th Lancers

  • Relocation   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    Received orders yesterday to march to Ecques and then to come into action with 7th Division Artillery. Left Ergny at 0930 and reached Ecque at 1500. The roads early in the day were very slippery due to heavy rain on the frosted roads but by 1300 the roads were good - a very cold march.

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  • 29th Nov 1915 Trench Work

  • 29th Nov 1915 First Loss for 250th Tunnelling Coy

  • 29th Nov 1915 Working Parties

  • 29th Nov 1915 Bitter Wind

  • 29th Nov 1915 First Day On Duty

  • 29th Nov 1915 Boxing Match

  • 29th Nov 1915 Route March

  • 29th Nov 1915 Very Cold

  • 29th Nov 1915 Training

  • 29th November 1915 CO Inspection

  • 29th Nov 1915 Cleaning up

  • 29th November 1915 

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  • Pte. Arthur Turner. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Battalion Read their Story.

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