The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
11th November 1917On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers leave Zeggers Cappel and march to Ledringhem, en route for Ypres.
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Battalion in the line. Quiet day. No enemy activity.
- 11th Nov 1917 On the Move
- ARLEUX EN GOHELLE
Fine day. Good visibility. Two hurricane bombardments of ULSTER trench and PILL BOX at U.25.a.8.2. Working parties as for the 10th. Col. CHEYNE took over command of the Battalion at 5.0pm. From 5.30pm to 7.0pm SAPPER DUMP & neighbourhood was shelled intermittently with 5.9 shells.
- 11th Nov 1917 Church Parade
- 11th Nov 1917 On the March
- 11th Nov 1917 Interviews
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Remembering those who died this day. Sgt Levi Henry Evans. Machine Gun Corps 95th Coy Read their Story. Cpl. James Jones. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7th Btn. Pte. Andrew Lee. Cheshire Regiment 15th Btn. L/Cpl. Harry Mee. Notts & Derby Regiment 15th Battalion Read their Story.
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