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2nd November 1917 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

2nd November 1917

On this day:

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Ruyaulcourt P.15.b.9.8.

    Day spent mainly in cleaning up. Clothing and equipment of Companies inspected during the morning. Football in the afternoon.

    War Diaries

  • 2nd Nov 1917 Wet Day

  • 2nd Nov 1917 Training

  • 2nd Nov 1917 Under Shellfire

  • 2nd of November 1917 Taking the ammo forward

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There are:5 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr. John Edward Hughes. Royal Garrison Artillery 155th Heavy Bty Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick George Margrove. Royal Fusiliers 11th Battalion att. 54 Mortar Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. S Robson. Durham Light Infantry 1/5th Btn.
  • Pte. William Wallace Rough. Royal Scots 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Drmr. Edgar Joseph Sharp. British Army 8th Sherwood Foresters Read their Story.
  • Pte. Archibald McNaught Stevenson. Royal Scots 4th Bn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Archibald McNaught Stevenson. Royal Scots 1/4th Bn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Archibald McNaught Stevenson. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. S. J. Turner. King's Regiment (Liverpool) 13th Btn. Read their Story.

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