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



15th June 1917

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers move north   The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers arrive at St Malo les Bains, via Wormhoudt.

  • 15th June 1917 Routine and movement order

  •    IN YHE LINE GAVRELLE

    Battalion vacated camp at 9.40pm and HQ reached trenches at 11.5pm relief complete at 2.0am 12th Y&L on left 18th WYR on right. Distribution of Battalion: 2 Companies in front, Company in C.H.1.c.O Support and 1 Companies in support line

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1


  • 15th Jun 1917 Cricket Match

  • 15th Jun 1917 Patrols

  • 15th Jun 1917 On the March

  • 15th Jun 1917 Training

  • 15th of June 1917 On the Move

  • 15th Jun 1917 Magnificent Artillery





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Rfln. Arthur E. Allsop. King's Royal Rifle Corps 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. Moran. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 7th Btn.
  • Pte. Sydney William Ostler. Royal West Kent Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Parkinson. Durham Light Infantry 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick Charles Preece. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Roberts. Durham Light Infantry 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Ronald Earnest Shanks. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold George Selwyn "Mick" Swain. 1st Otago Btn. Read their Story.
  • Private Harold Selwyn george "Mick" Swain. 1st Otago Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. Wishard. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Battalion Read their Story.

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