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7th February 1917On this day:
- Registration 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
All quiet, registration by batteries.
- SS Vedamore lost SS Vedamore was a British steamer of 6330 tons. On February 7th 1917 Vedamore on a voyage from Baltimore to Liverpool with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-85 (Willy Petz) 20 miles west of Fastnet.
23 persons were lost including 8 members of the Filipino Liverpool community. Her crew was a multinational crew from India, USA, Ireland and Malaysia as well as Philippines.
- 7th February 1917 Ongoing training
- 7th February 1917
- 7th Feb 1917 Troop Ship Lost
7,8,9,10 Feb. Training continued. On 8.2.17 Divisional Cross Country Run, first man home – Sgt REAY. Battalion team finished 2nd to 15th WYR.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 7th Feb 1917 Enemy Aircraft
- 7th Feb 1917 Reliefs
- 7th Feb 1917 Training
- 7th of February 1917 Active Aircraft
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