The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
6th September 1917On this day:
- During the Third battle of Ypres, 2/5th Battalion Warwicks made an unsuccessful night attack on Hill 35 on the 6th of September. They were part of the 61st Division, which had attacked several times in the previous week.
- Daily Activity 9th (Service) Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (K2)
later (from 25th Sep.1917) 9th Bn (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Day very quiet. Situation normal and no casualties.
We constructed wire entanglements in front of our advanced outpost line and improved our communication trenches on Yorkshire Bank.
- 6th September 1917 Training and inspections
- VANCOUVER CAMP NEUVILLE ST VAAST
All Companies were in camp at 2.30am and got a meal on arrival. 3 ORís wounded on way out. Battalion paraded at 5.0pm and marched to TERRITORIAL SIDING in a violent thunderstorm, they then entrained and proceeded to BRAY where they were partly in billets and partly in huts.
- 6th Sep 1917 Parades
- 6th Sep 1917 Red Cross Funds Benefit
- 6th Sep 1917 Demonstration
- 6th Sep 1917 Carrying Parties
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