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16th April 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

16th April 1917

On this day:

  • Inspections and Training   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery recordL Drill order Inspection of Batteries by BGRA (Brigadier General Royal Artillery). Each Battery inspected separately A236 and B236 at Winnezeeze with C236 and D236 at Ouderzeele. Major Wood OC. C236 Battery returned from leave. Classes in gunnery and signalling in each Battery is now being carried on.

    War Diaries

  • 16th April 1917 Ongoing training

  • 16th April 1917 Start of Moves

  • 16th Apr 1917 Little News

  • 16th Apr 1917 Commission Recomended

  • 16th April 1917 

  • 16th Apr 1917 In Action

  • 16th Apr 1917 Bravery Recognised

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Reginald Brian. Machine Gun Corps Infantry Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Cunningham. VC. Leinster Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Simpson Riach Ferguson. Scottish Rifles 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Rodger Gow. Kings Own Scottish Borderers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Marcus Mcleod Mcaskill. Seaforth Highlanders 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Walter Penton. Royal Fusiliers 20th Battalion
  • 2nd Lt. C. E. Wilson. 7 Squadron

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