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

14th December 1917

On this day:

  • 14th Dec 1917 Fatigues

  • 21st Londons in reserve   The area occupied by the 21st Londons is cleaned up generally. Blankets are sent up and all efforts made to make things as comfortable as possible.

    War Diary 21 Londons

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

    South of Marcoing.

    Battalion in the line. Two Other Ranks casualties.

    War Diaries

  • 14th Dec 1917 In the Line

  • 14th Dec 1917 DCM for Good Work


    Tactical exercise by composite Company. All NCO’s & Officers not taking part watched the proceedings.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 14th Dec 1917 Trench Mortars

  • 14th of December 1917 Harassing the Enemy

  • 14th Dec 1917 Training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Stdess. Sarah Jane Arnott. SS Hare Read their Story.
  • Fireman. John Boyle. SS Hare Read their Story.
  • Rflm. F. N. Slade. London Regiment 2/6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rfn. Henry George "Harry" Thomas. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 12th Btn. Read their Story.

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