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30th October 1916 - 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 October 1916

On this day:

  • Considerable Minenwerfer Activity.    236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report General Gorringe called at HQ in the morning. Nothing of any importance occurred. Very little activity with artillery, but considerable minenwerfer (mortar) activity.

    War Diaries

  • 30th October 1916 Bathing and dismounted work

  • 30th October 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 30th October 1916 Attack scheme

  • 30th Oct 1916 Learning the Language

  • 30th Oct 1916 Medal Ribbons


    Fine in morning heavy rain in afternoon. 18th Battalion relieved by 12 YORKS & LANCS. Relief complete about 3.30pm. Moved into billets at ROSSIGNOL FARM. Men's feet in fair condition.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 30th Oct 1916 Recce

  • 30th Oct 1916 Working Parties

  • 30th Oct 1916 On the March

  • 30th Oct 1916 Preparations

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Thomas Anderson. Northumberland Fusiliers 1st/5th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Augustine Clews. South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Henry Green. West Riding Regiment 4th Btn.
  • Capt. Henry Thornton Camden Wheeler. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 3rd Btn. Read their Story.

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