The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
30th January 1916On this day:
- Fog 6th County of London Brigade RFA record a very quiet day owing to fog. Enemy shelled Loos Maroc communication trench, Lens-Bethune Road & Maroc Church with bursts of fire during the day. The 9th & 17th London Batteries kept the new enemy saps under fire during the day. During the night the 8th and 17th London Batteries fired on new trench saps and other Batteries on trench junctions.
(Note: Saps are small trenches stretching out from the front line trenches towards the enemy's front line usually to get closer for listening posts or to move forward under some cover during an attack.)
- 30th January 1916 Ongoing Action
- 30th Jan 1916 Precautions
- 30th Jan 1916 On the Move
- 30th Jan 1916 Relief
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