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6th February 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

6th February 1917

On this day:

  • Batteries in Action   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery D236 Howitzer Battery from 1440 to 1540 fired one hundred rounds in combined bombardment with 23rd Divisional Artillery and Corps Heavy Artillery onto area of trenches immediately South of Stirling Castle on 23rd Division front. C236 Battery fired at intervals during the night onto area of bombardment the 4 lines, East of the Snout.

    War Diaries

  • 6th February 1917 Ongoing training and COs Conference

  • 6th February 1917 


    Training continued. Lt Col CHEYNE proceeded to DOMART on COs Course. Severe frost continued.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 6th Feb 1917 Aircraft Lost

  • 6th Feb 1917 Working Parties

  • 6th Feb 1917 Training

  • 6th of February 1917 Enemy Less active

  • 6th Feb 1917 Baths

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John William Alexander. Gloucestershire Regiment 7th Service Batallion Read their Story.
  • Lt. Harold Edwin Bennie. 2nd Royal Marine Battalion Read their Story.
  • T/Maj. John Arthur Crichton. Hampshire Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Benjamin A. Hart. Suffolk Regiment 1st/7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Haygarth. East Lancashire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Massey. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.

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