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12th November 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



12th November 1917

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move   16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers march to Oudzeele and on to Turco Farm. For the next week they are engaged in supplying shells to batteries.

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Havrincourt Wood.

    Battalion in the line.

    War Diaries


  • 12th Nov 1917 Sunny Day

  • 12th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 12th Nov 1917 Civilians Killed

  • 12th Nov 1917 Reliefs

  • 12th Nov 1917 On the Move

  • 12th of November 1917 Gone sick





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Alexander Leonard Gray. Royal Scots Fusiliers 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sig. Alexander Leonard Gray. Royal Scots Fusiliers 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Edward Swainston. Royal Engineers W Corps Signal Coy Read their Story.

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