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10th September 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

10th September 1917

On this day:

  • Minewefers   9th Royal Irish Fusiliers are in trenches at Havrincourt Wood. The enemy fired a few light minenwerfers about R.3 and the Cage, also a few pineapples at the junction of the front line and Henley Avenue. We fired with Vesuvius and Wigan Copse also dispersed enemy working party or patrol at Etna. Work on trenches and wiring was carried out. No casualties.

    WO 95/2505/2

  • 10th September 1917 Training courses

  • 10th Sep 1917 Working Hard

  • 10th Sep 1917 Reliefs

  • 10th Sep 1917 On the Move

  • 10th Sep 1917 Reliefs

  • 10th Sep 1917 Reinforcements

  • 10th Sep 1917 Shelling

  • 10th of September 1917 Rabbit for a change

  • 10th September 1917 Two aircraft lost

  • 10th Sep 1917 Patrols

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Spr. Thomas William Humphrey. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Pte Lionel Frederick Hunt. MM 21st Battalion
  • Pte Lionel Frederick Hunt. MM. Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Battalion (2nd Tyneside Scottish)
  • Pte. John James Nurse. Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew Paterson. Royal Irish Fusiliers 3rd Btn. Read their Story.

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