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30th March 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



30th March 1915

On this day:


  • Front Line Training Rotation   6th County of London Brigade RFA report all officers of the Brigade in the Firing Line recalled by wire. On arrival, one (junior) subaltern per unit was left at War Station, and all the remaining officers including the OC. Brigade and the Adjutant, proceeded to Firing Line. Major R R Wansbrough took over command of the Brigade.

    War Diaries


  • Brigade Route March   9th Lancers Regiment at Billets in Meteren. They take part in a Brigade Route March via Le Rouklooshille - Godewaersvelde - Steenvoorde - Eecke - Caestre - Thiushouk. 1 man to Hospital No. 98 Sergeant H. Ralph received the DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal)

    War Diary


  • 30th Mar 1915 2nd Queens train

  • 30th Mar 1915 17th General Hospital arrive Alexandria

  • 30th Mar 1915 Companies under instruction

  • 30th Mar 1915 Platoon Training

  • 30th Mar 1915 Digging Trenches

  • 30th Mar 1915 Reliefs

  • 30th Mar 1915 Reliefs

  • 30th Mar 1915 Into Billets





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Lt. Hugh Alexander Broadway. MID Royal Engineers 5th Field Company Read their Story.
  • A/Cpl. Joseph Holland. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Johnson. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Johnson. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Btn.
  • Pte. George Patterson. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.

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