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15th March 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 March 1917

On this day:

  • 15th of March 1917 Training

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers relieved by 2nd Inniskillings   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers are relieved by the 2nd Btn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, on the extreme right of the divisional sector, up to the Amiens-Roye road, with French troops to their right.

  • Enemy Active   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report The enemy batteries were active today especially their eight inch guns and our Batteries retaliated at the request of infantry.

    War Diaries

  • 15th March 1917 Ongoing Railway work

  • 15th March 1917 Pioneers rejoin and new billets search

  • 15th March 1917 

  • 15th Mar 1917 Attack Made by 2/1st HAC


    15, 16, 17 March. Working parties and training. The Battalion was under 4 hours notice to move.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 15th Mar 1917 Training

  • 15th Mar 1917 Artillery Bombardment

  • 15th Mar 1917 Into Billets

  • 15th March 1917 Transport & Details

  • 15th Mar 1917 Training

  • 15th Mar 1917 Snipers

  • 15th Mar 1917 Wounded Arrive

  • 15th Mar 1917 Lines Abandoned

  • 15th Mar 1917 Reliefs

  • 15th March 1917 Transport Arrives

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. Robert Bloomfield. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Alfred Purvis. Gloucestershire Regiment 13th Btn. Read their Story.

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