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

15th September 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers raid enemy lines   16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers in the Lombartzyde sector, undertake a raid on enemy raid on lines, casualties fairly heavy.

  • Daily Activity   9th (Service) Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (K2) later (from 25th Sep.1917) 9th Bn (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.


    Inspection Parades were held under Company arrangements. The Brigadier visited the Battalion Transport for whom lines are in course of construction. Hutting work was in progress under 2nd Lieutenant Bennet (Works Officer) and a works party of ten Other Ranks was working after dusk at new Company Headquarters in the line at R.3.

  • 15th September 1917 Formation and moves

  • 15th September 1917 Drill and Sports on sands

  • On the Move   405 Bty 166 Bde RFA embarked for France on the Archimedes

  • 15th Sep 1917 9th York & Lancs relieve 8th Buffs

  • 15th Sep 1917 Change of Group

  •    BRAY

    All officers and a number of NCO’s tactical exercise with a view to battalion attack scheme to be carried out Monday following.

  • 15th Sep 1917 Competition

  • 15th Sep 1917 Fatigues

  • 16th Nov 1917 Change of Group

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