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War diary - 1st Bn. DCLI March 1915


stephen p nunn
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Dear all,

Does anyone please have access to the War Diary for the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry for March 1915?

Thank you in anticipation.

SPN
Maldon

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M

Do you still want this ? PM me if you do. May get there this month but no plans set as yet.

HNY !

S

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M

Do you still want this ? PM me if you do. May get there this month but no plans set as yet.

HNY !

S

Hi - yes I do. I am keen to find out what was happening to them around 20/3/1915.

Anything you could do to help would be much appreciated.

Best regards.

SPN

Maldon

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Minuted.

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1st Bn DCLI:

20th March 1915

No 6 trench very badly shelled by heavy howitzers and 20 feet of parapet where machine gun emplacement was, blown in.

Farm on road in T 11 D set on fire, causing supply wagons to start from NEUVE EGLISE four hours late.

Chaplain the Rev Carey held service over the graves of men buried in old headquarters farm in H 7 a

21st March 1915.

Relieved by Royal Warwicks in 5,6 and 7 and in 8 & 9 by 5th King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Battalion moved into billets in BAILLEUL arriving there between 2 am and 6 am.

Casualties during the period

Killed 2

Wounded 3

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Fantastic Martin G - thank you so much.

S.

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Minuted.

But not now !

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