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

29th September 1915

On this day:

  • 25th Sep 1915 The Artois Campaign

  • Wagon Lines Shelled   6th County of London Brigade RFA report that at 0830 Germans shelled the Wagon Line at Les Brebis. The horses were immediately withdrawn for two hours. 2/Lt J A W Petro took a party of thirty men to get captured field guns in Loos. 16th London Battery fired on enemy's trenches North of Loos.

    War Diaries

  • 14th Durhams entrain   14th Btn. Durham Light Infantry entrain for Berguette.

  • 29th September 1915 9th Lancers move

  • Continued standby   E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA

    29th Sep - Brigade moved at 1000 back to billets at Nedon all hope of going through " the gap" seems to have gone. Reached Nedon at 1100 joining rest. 30th Sep - In billets at Nedon - ready to move at half hours notice.

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  • 10th West Yorks on the Attack   The 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment carried out an unsuccessful attack at Loos on the 29th of September 1915.

  • 29th Sep 1915 Boulogne Harbour Closed

  • 29th Sep 1915 Under Shellfire

  • 29th Sep 1915 Clearing up after Rain

  • 29th Sep 1915 First Duties

  • 29th Sep 1915 Trench Visit

  • 29th Sep 1915 Snipers Active

  • 29th Sep 1915 On the March

  • 29th Sep 1915 On the Move

  • 29th Sep 1915 Refitting

  • 29th Sep 1915 At Rest

  • 29th Sep 1915 Into Billets

  • 29th Sep 1915 Reliefs

  • 29th of September 1915 Snipers and Reliefs

  • 29th of September 1915 Engineers Arrive

  • 29th of September 1915 Billets Inspection

  • 29th Sep 1915 Trench Work

  • 29th Sep 1915 Orders

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  • 29th of September 1915 Orders

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Brady. Royal Army Medical Corps 42nd Field Amb. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Duffield. Essex Regiment 10th Battalion
  • Capt. John Rupert Frederick Lecky. Royal Fusiliers 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. G. Mills. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Brindley South. The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.

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