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

13th May 1917

On this day:

  • 327th Siege Battery arrive in France   327th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery disembark at Le Havre.

  • 13th May 1917 Parties to Pioneer Battalion

  • 13th May 1917 Salvage

  •    NEAR ECURIE G.4.a

    Practicing and arranging for the attack.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 13th May 1917 On Leave

  • 13th May 1917 On the March

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There are:6 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. Frederick Ayre. Lincolnshire Regiment 2/4th Battalion, B Coy. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Leonard Sydney Beatson. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Sydney Leonard Beatson. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Omond Stewart Cassie. Gordon Highlanders 1st Btn.
  • Gnr. Samuel Davies. Royal Garrison Artillary 170th Siege Bty Read their Story.
  • Pte. Percy W Dent. East Yorkshire Regiment 13th Btn.
  • Pte. John Thomas Evans. South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Francis Hodgson. Yorkshire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Edward Lees. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 10th Battalion
  • Cpl. William Linley. The Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment) 7th Btn.
  • Pte. Austin Martin Maloney. Manchester Regiment 22nd Battalion
  • Pte. Hugh Mcgirr. Royal Scots Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.

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