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7th July 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



7th July 1917

On this day:


  • 7th Jun 1917 Brave Actions

  • Gotha Daylight Raids   A further Gotha raid of 22 aircraft was made on 7 July 1917, resulting in 57 deaths and 193 injuries. One hundred sorties were flown against the formation, resulting in one Gotha shot down and three damaged. Two fighters were shot down by the Gothas.

  • 7th July 1917 

  • 7th July 1917 

  • 7th Jul 1917 Artillery In Action

  •    ROCLINCOURT WEST CAMP

    Work as above.

  • 7th Jul 1917 Route March

  • 7th Jul 1917 In Billets





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  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.

  • BSM. George Henry Archer. Royal Garrison Artillery 147th Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Frederick Arthur Arnold. MM Royal Garrison Artillery 1st/1st North Midland Read their Story.
  • Pte. Donald Edward Boodle. 33rd Btn.
  • Pte. Richard Thomas Bourne. 33rd Btn.
  • Pte. James Joseph Btandt. 3rd Australian Pioneers
  • Bmdr. Arthur Francis Cunningham. Royal Field Artillery 88th Brigade Read their Story.
  • Rfm. William J Gregory. London Regiment 1/8th Btn.
  • Pte. James Kelly. Durham Light Infantry 13th Btn.
  • Pte. Alfred Lewis Mantle. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Capt.. Percy Marlow. Wiltshire Regiment 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Rfm. G. H. W. Watts. London Regiment 1/17th Btn.
  • 2nd Lt. Frederick Youens. Durham Light Infantry 13th Btn. C Coy Read their Story.

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