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11th February 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

11th February 1917

On this day:

  • Fighting Continues   A Coy, 16th Btn Northumberland Fusilers inflict a number of casualties as fighting continues. Capt Lindsay and Lt Baird are awarded the Military Cross for Gallantry.

  • 11th February 1917 Slight thaw. Church services


    Church Parade at MT RENAULT FM. Working parties from CANDAS & GEZAINCOURT returned. Lt. Col. CHEYNE returned from DOMART.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 11th Feb 1917 Transport Lines

  • 11th Feb 1917 Reliefs Completed

  • 11th Feb 1917 On the March

  • 11th Feb 1917 Church Parade

  • 11th of February 1917 Freezing at Messines

  • 11th of February 1917 TMs Shelling

  • 12th February 1917 Ongoing training


    Inoculation of Battalion commenced. B Coy did an attack on a strong point by a Platoon. Weather fine.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. William Charles Henshaw. North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Henry Owen. Royal Engineers 254th RE Tunneling Co Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Henry Sugden. Royal Army Medical Corps 39th Field Ambulance Read their Story.

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