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



11th August 1917

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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.

  • Capt. Harold Ackroyd. VC, MC. Royal Army Medical Corps Att. 6th Btn. Royal Berkshire Regiment Read their Story.
  • Cpl. John Barclay. DCM. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Cpl. John Findlay Barclay. DCM. Canadian Engineers 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Findlay Barclay. DSO and Bar 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hubert A. Clarke. 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Dennis H. Douglas. Norfolk Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rfmn. Neason Henry Hale. MM Royal Irish Rifles 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry John Walter Horace Norris. Middlesex Regiment 16th Battalion
  • Gnr. H. Paxton. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, A Bty Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Percy Bryan Silcock. Cheshire Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Leonard Herbert Sowry. 4th NZ Rifle Brigade. 3rd Canterbury Regiment, 12th (Nelson) Coy Read their Story.

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