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

5th July 1916

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There are:22 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.

  • Gunner Robert Froggatt. Royal Field Artillery 94 Brigade, B Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ernest Gaines. Border Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Graham. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Daniel Hammond. Worcestershire Regiment 3th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Wilfred Charles Harfield. Sherwood Foresters 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Jackson. Border Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Edward Jinks. South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Hari Jones. Kings (Liverpool) Regiment 19th Battalion
  • Lt. Finlay Kerr. Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Btn.
  • Cpl. W. Lofthouse. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold Melsom. Middlesex Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Tom Plested. Machine Gun Corps 56th Company Read their Story.
  • Cpl. George Wilkins. Royal Welch Fusiliers 16th Bn Read their Story.
  • Lt. Thomas Orde Lawder Wilkinson. VC Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Dodd Wilson. York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.

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