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

16th June 1917

On this day:

  • 12th Jun 1916 Out of Khaki

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers move up   The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers leave St Malo les Bains and proceeds up the line to the Nieuport Bains sector.

  • 16th June 1917 Pioneers setting up and move


    Quiet until about 4.0pm after which time enemy artillery was active until morning: very hot day and trenches very smelly.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 16th Jun 1917 Cricket Match

  • 16th Jun 1917 Patrols

  • 16th Jun 1917 Working Parties and Training

  • 16th Jun 1917 Training

  • 16th of June 1917 On the March

  • 16th Jun 1917 Patrols

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There are:10 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James Frederick Baird. London Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Henry Brown. Suffolk Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. William Alfred Cook. London Regiment 8th Btn.
  • Pte. Samuel George Goodwin. East Surrey Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Daniel Mackintosh Liddel. East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) 8th Btn.
  • Pte. J. Mayers. Royal Fusiliers 1st/13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Oliver. Cheshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Alfred Charles Page. Royal Fusiliers 1st (City of London) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Private William Edward Turrell. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 2/3d Btn Read their Story.

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