The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
17th July 1915On this day:
- Women March for right to work on Munitions In London 50,000 women marched, led by Mrs Pankhurst, to petition for women to be permitted to work in Munitions Factories.
- Reconnaissance & Retailiation
The OC. 6th London Brigade RFA reconnoitered the positions for Batteries, so as to enable them to carry out wire cutting operations. Brigade Headquarters moved to Mazingarbe Chateau.
15th London Battery fired a total of 38 rounds on German Front Line trenches in retaliation and 3 rounds on the crossroads at Loos.
16th London Battery fired 19 rounds in registering the same points as yesterday and fired 16 rounds in retaliation.
17th London Battery fired in retaliation on G.34.a.8.0–2.
- 17th July 1915 9th Lancers train
- 17th Jul 1915 Orders to move received by 8th Worcesters
- 17th Jul 1915 3/7th & 3/8th Worcesters on the move
- 17th Jul 1915 Trench Work
- 17th Jul 1915 Into Reserve Trenches
- 17th Jul 1915 On the March
- 17th Jul 1915 Fatigues
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