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31st October 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



31st October 1915

On this day:


  • Hostile Shell Fire   6th County of London Brigade RFA are situated at Loos, Chalk Pit and our first Front Line trenches were again shelled and we retaliated. At 1435 there was hostile shell fire near the gun positions of the 15th and 17th London Batteries. The officer’s dugout of the 15th London Battery were knocked in. Capt R.A. Corsan had to be dug out, but he was uninjured. Leave of absence was increased to 6 men per Brigade weekly. The 17th London Battery moved their Wagon Line. There will be a concentration of fire at 0230 and 0515 tomorrow morning.

    War Diaries


  • 31st October 1915 Church Service

  • 31st Oct 1915 Church Parade

  • 31st Oct 1915 Instruction

  • 31st Oct 1915 Reinforcements

  • 31st Oct 1915 Training

  • 31st Oct 1915 Church Parade

  • 31st Oct 1915 In the Trenches

  • 31st Oct 1915 Training

  • 31st of October 1915 Off to Salonika

  • 31st Oct 1915 Technical Stores





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Asst.Paymstr. Francis Hugh Bacon. HMY Aries Read their Story.
  • Frederick George Godden. Royal Berkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Deck hand James Nicholson Lambie. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Law. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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