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

10th July 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers endure bombardment   In Nieuport the 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers endure the heavy bombardment of Nieuport, the Battalion stands to in cellars, now under orders of 97 brigade. C coy moved to a road junction 300 yards west of the town to await orders, suffering about 30 casualties. At about 10.00 pm the other three companies moved into inner defences of the town, along west bank of the Yser canal.

  • Australian Troop Transports   

    HMAT A49 Seang Choon

    Picture from: State Library of NSW, picture number a639566.

    The HMAT A49 Seang Choon weighed 5,807 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Lim Chin Tsong, Rangoon. The Seang Choon was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Ireland on the 10th July 1917.

    John Doran

  • 10th July 1917 Routine and Working Parties Activity

  • 10th Jul 1917 New Position


    Work on railway.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 10th Jul 1917 Medals Presented

  • 10th Jul 1917 On the March

  • 10th Jul 1917 Sports

  • 10th Jul 1917 Training

  • 10th Jul 1917 Trench Raid

  • 10th of July 1917 After Effects

  • 10th Jul 1917 Patrols

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Rflmn. Frederick Martin Barratt. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James William Betson. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Pte. E. Boughton. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Cpl. Arthur Brain. DMC Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Augustus Charles Cook. 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. H. F Denman. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Pte. Samuel Griffiths. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. A. J. Horwood. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Pte. Ernest Edmund Pearce. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.
  • Pte. Harold Ruth Taylor. Border Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Arthur Town. Welch Rgt. 14th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Frank Wilkins. Hampshire Regiment 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. R. Wood. London Regiment 1/20th Btn.

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