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

5th May 1917

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There are:14 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.

  • Spr. William Shorthall Dalton. 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Pte. Harry Gowers. Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Paul Johannesson. 46th Btn. (Sakatchewan Regiment) Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Angus Mackay. Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) 1/5th Btn.(Queens Edinburgh Rifles) Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Angus Mackay. Royal Scots (Lothian) Regiment 1st/5th Btn. (Queens Edinburgh Rifles) Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Anthony Robson. Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Dvr. William Sanderson. Royal Field Artillery 251st Brigade, D Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold Smith. York and Lancaster Regiment 7th Btn.
  • Pte. Soloman Sole. East Yorkshire Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Solomon Sole. East Yorkshire Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte Robert Stuart. Scottish Rifles (Cameronians) 2nd Btn
  • Far. Leonard William Telford. Machine Gun Corps 12th Btn. Read their Story.

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