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



12th March 1917

On this day:


  • Enemy Working party   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report A236 Battery successfully dispersed a large working party behind enemy lines. Major Pollard evacuated out of Divisional Area, also 2/Lt Davies.

  • 12th March 1917 

  •    MAGNOLIA CAMP THE DELL

    12, 13, 14 March.

    Lt DUGDALE’s party rejoined.

    Working parties and training. L/Cpls HUTCHINSON LASKEY and FRAZER and Pte VOCKUICH awarded MILITARY MEDAL.

  • 12th Mar 1917 Training

  • 12th Mar 1917 Under Shellfire

  • 12th Mar 1917 On the March

  • 12th Mar 1917 Training

  • 12th Mar 1917 River Crossed

  • 12th Mar 1917 In Support

  • 12th of March 1917 Attacking the Back Areas





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Sgt. Alfred John Clark. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own) 2nd Batallion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Edmond James Guy. Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. William Smith. Royal Field Artillery 41st Trench Mortar Battery Read their Story.

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