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



12th June 1917

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers receive draft   The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers receives a large draft of men and leaves Bleu for Steenvoorde.

  • 12th June 1917 Routine and courses

  • 12th Jun 1917 Artillery Duel

  •    H.1.c. NEAR BOIS DE LA MANSION BLANCHE

    12th - 13th -14th June. Carrying parties of 2 Companies each night otherwise very quiet time.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1


  • 12th Jun 1917 Back to Camp

  • 12th Jun 1917 Reliefs

  • 12th Jun 1917 On the March

  • 12th Jun 1917 Training

  • 12th Jun 1917 Submarine Sails

  • 12th of June 1917 On the March





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Augustus George "Hock" Coste. 36th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Capt. Walter Raynes Gamble. MM, MC. Yorkshire Regiment 9th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thompson Garrett. Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards) 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. C. Gouge. 43rd Btn.
  • Act. Bdr. R. E. Greenacre. Royal Field Artillery 102nd Bde. A Bty
  • Fireman & Trimmer. Michael Hugh Logan. SS Polyxena Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Robert Patchett. Royal Garrison Artillery 2nd Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Wallace Preston. West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales Own) 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • 2nd.Lt. W. Turnbull. 53 Squadron Read their Story.
  • Pte. Francis Warrender. Durham Light Infantry 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. George Wood. York and Lancaster Regiment 4th (Hallamshire) Btn.

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