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6th January 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 January 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers leave Bonneville   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusilers leaves Bonneville for Sarton.

  • 6th January 1917 33rd Battalion AIF supply more working parties

  • 6th January 1917 CO's Inspection

  • 6th Jan 1917 

  • 6th Jan 1917 On the Move

  •    18th DLI vacated billets and relieved 18th WYR in L3 subsector Hebuterne Relief complete 10.45am. B & C Cos left & right front Coys A & D support. Weather bad. Communication trenches too bad to use. Only six Coy Officers including Coy Cdrs. Bosche very quiet.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 6th Jan 1917 On the March

  • 6th Jan 1917 Attack Made

  • 6th Jan 1917 Training & Football

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Freeth Allen. Prince of Wales Own (West Yorks) Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Nurse Muriel Dorothy Corney. Read their Story.
  • Spr. W. Goldsworthy. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Pte. Fred Little. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.

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