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11th June 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 June 1917

On this day:

  • 11th June 1917 Working party departs


    Very wet morning. 2 Companies carrying and working on TOWY at night.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 11th Jun 1917 Trophy Gained

  • 11th Jun 1917 Working Parties

  • 11th Jun 1917 Working Parties

  • 11th Jun 1917 Reliefs

  • 11th Jun 1917 On the March

  • 11th of June 1917 Bath Time

  • 11th of June 1917 Stunt

  • 11th Jun 1917 On the Move


    Preparation for going into the trenches. Tactical exercises & usual fatigues.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

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There are:11 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. William Henry Allen. Manchester Regiment 2/9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. E. J. Baker. 42nd Btn.
  • Pte. Arthur Barrell. Machine Gun Corps 68th Coy
  • Pte. Thomas Beer. Middlesex Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Evan Idwal Caine. Machine Gun Corps 68th Coy
  • L/Cpl. Robert Davison. Durham Light Infantry 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Denis Timothy Drake. Royal Garrsion Artillery 90th Heavy Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. John "Gimmo" Gimson. Sherwood Foresters 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. G. Morear. Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Btn.

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