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14th February 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

14th February 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the march   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers leave Mailly-Maillet and Bertrancourt, marching to to Lealvillers.

  • Wire Cutting   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery B236 Battery commenced wire cutting opposite Right Battalion's front. X47 Trench Mortar Battery continued on wire with fifty rounds.

    War Diaries

  • 14th February 1917 Courses and reliefs

  • 14th February 1917 Training and night operations


    Training continued. Our team 2nd in Bde Cross Country Run. Sgt REAY first man home. In Divisional bombing competition our platoon team placed first.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 14th Feb 1917 Ground Frozen

  • 14th Feb 1917 Training

  • 14th Feb 1917 Cleaning up

  • 14th of February 1917 Hostile Activity

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Arthur Bielby. Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. George Bishop. 42nd Bn
  • Lt. Harold Bloom. Yorkshire Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Kiernan Edward. Royal Irish Fusiliers 1st Btn.
  • Pte. John Thomas Worker. Sherwood Foresters 20th Btn.

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