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

14th October 1917

On this day:

  • 15th Oct 1914 On the March

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

    Havrincourt Wood K.31.c.0.0.

    Fine day and quiet in the line. Nothing of note happened.

    The Commanding Officer proceeded on leave, and Major Brew assumed Command.

    War Diaries

  • 14th Oct 1917 Move to Camp

  • 14th Oct 1917 2nd Grenadiers in Action

  • 14th Oct 1917 Transport Mix Up


    Weather fine. Quiet day. Little Battery exchanges.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 14th Oct 1917 All Wards Full

  • 14th Oct 1917 Reliefs

  • 14th Oct 1917 Church Parade

  • 14th Oct 1917 Reliefs

  • 14th Oct 1917 Resting

  • 14th Oct 1917 Reliefs

  • 14th of October 1917 More running

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There are:13 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.

  • Rflmn. David Hopkins Appleton. Rifle Brigade 7th Btn.
  • Gnr. David Gaffing. Royal Field Artillery 26th Bty. 17th Bde. Read their Story.
  • Gunner Howell Tudor Hughes. Royal Garrison Artillery 245th Siege Bty. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Cornelius Hunter. King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Btn., A Coy.
  • Pte. William Macdonald. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 5th Btn. C Coy. 12th Platoon
  • Pte. Leslie Henry Martin. South Wales Borderers 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. William Houston Ross. Royal Engineers 528 Field Coy. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Albert Sanderson. York and Lancaster Regiment 9th Btn.

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