The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
3rd July 1917On this day:
- 3rd July 1917 Routine and Pioneer activity
- 3rd Jul 1917 New Position Prepared
- TRENCHES GAVRELLE SECTOR
Artillery activity maintained on both sides up to 5.30pm after which the evening and night was very quiet as both sides were believed to be having relief. Battalion was relieved in the front line by the HOWE Battalion, in the support line by 2nd RMLI. Relief complete at 2.15am. Total casualties 3 killed 6 wounded.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 3rd Jul 1917 Baths
- 3rd Jul 1917 Warnings
- 3rd Jul 1917 Training
- 3rd Jul 1917 Air Raid
- 3rd of July 1917 Water Duty
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Patrick Boylan. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Btn. Pte. G. Comte. Canadian Infantry 22nd Btn. Read their Story. L/Sgt. Frederick Charles Crofts. Notts and Derbyshire Sherwood Foresters 10th Battalion Pte. Herbert William Harley. 42nd Btn. Read their Story. L/Cpl. Hugh Henry Hill. London Regiment 14th (London Scottish) Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Joseph La. Canadian Infantry 22nd Btn. Read their Story. Gnr. W. J. Marsh. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, B Bty Read their Story. Pte Samuel Henry Earnest Mogg. 51st Machine Gun Corps Pte. William Osborne. Machine Gun Corps 51st Coy. Read their Story. Sgt. Harry Leslie Charles Page. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, B Bty Read their Story. Rflm. W. Yeoman. Royal Fusiliers (Rangers), 1st/12th Btn. Read their Story.
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