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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

9th June 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers stand down   The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers stand down from their role as GHQ reserve for the of Battle of Messines as the battle went well and they were not needed.

  • 9th June 1917 Routine

  • 9th Jun 1917 Reorganisation


    Brigade takes over line from 188th Bde. With 94th Bde. on left and XVII Corps on right. 15th WYR in front line, 16th WYR in support. 18th WYR in reserve North of POINT DU JOUR. 18th DLI at H.1.c

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 9th Jun 1917 Pushing Forwards

  • 9th Jun 1917 Patrols

  • 9th Jun 1917 In Action

  • 9th Jun 1917 Reliefs

  • 9th of June 1917 Shelling

  • 9th Jun 1917 Patrols

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There are:10 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  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.

  • Pte. Isidor Abrahams. Northumberland Fusiliers 10th Btn.
  • Pte. Godfry Hugh Wallis Allison. 33rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Batterbee. Royal Irish Fusiliers 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Michael Boyle. East Lancashire Regiment 2nd/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Michael Cavanagh. Leinster Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick George Chadwick. 42nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Clarson. Sherwood Foresters 11th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Arthur Dixon. 52nd Btn. A Coy Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas James Easton. 33rd Btn.
  • Pte. Frederick William Fowler. Machine Gun Corps 68th Coy
  • Pte. Samuel Gibson. North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
  • Pte. John Gray. Machine Gun Corps 68th Coy
  • John Thomas Harris. Sherwood Foresters 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. W. A. I. Hawthorne. 42nd Btn.
  • Pte. Richard Kilford. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. W. Kinnarney. Leinster Regiment 2nd Btn. A Coy.
  • Pte. John James Lillis. 37th Btn.
  • Pte. James Macaulay. 36th Btn.
  • Pte. Hugh Paul McAuliffe. 36th Btn.
  • Sgt. Herbert Moody. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (1st Tyneside Irish) Battalion
  • Pte. Daniel Munro. 39th Btn.
  • Sgt. Beresford Grey Norman. 36th Btn.
  • Pte. T. Robinson. Machine Gun Corps 68th Coy
  • Pte. H. Schipper. 36th Btn.
  • L/Cpl. H. R. Townshend. East Lancashire Regiment 7th Btn.
  • Gnr. Arthur Arnold White. Royal Field Artillery 236th Brigade, A Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Moses Wilkinson. 33rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William John Williams. 35th Btn.

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