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15th January 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

15th January 1917

On this day:

  • Movements   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Lt Col A.C. Lowe DSO having returned from leave, assumed command of the Brigade.

    January 1st Birthday Honours.

    • Major P.J. Clifton (Now A235 Battery) DSO
    • 2/Lt J.C. Corsan Military Cross
    • Lt Col A.C. Lowe DSO (Commanding) Mentioned in despatches
    • Lt G. Lyon Smith (Adjutant) Mentioned in despatches

    War Diaries

  • 122 Siege Battery at Arras   122 Siege Battery are in position & billets at Arras with 48 Group 6th Corps until 15th Feb.

  • 15th January 1917 Training courses

  • 15th Jan 1917 Enemy Artillery Active

  • 15th Jan 1917 Ribbons Presented

  • 15th Jan 1917 On the March

  • 15th of January 1917 Training

  • 15th Jan 1917 In Reserve

  • 15th Nov 1917 Orders

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