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17th October 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

17th October 1915

On this day:

  • 2nd Royal Fusiliers take a sap   Ten men and Sergeant of the 2nd Royal Fusilers made another attack on the sap, this time capturing it succesfully.

  • London guns Register   6th County of London Brigade RFA report though still misty, the batteries of Lowe Group were able to partially complete their registrations. 2/Lt J A W Petro, 6th London Ammunition Column was transferred to 17th London Battery.

  • 17th October 1915 Church services

  • 17th October 1915 Further moves

  • 17th Oct 1915 In the Sound of Roaring Guns

  • 17th Oct 1915 Hell on Earth

  • 17th Oct 1915 Inspection

  • 17th Oct 1915 Enemy Mine Explodes

  • 17th Oct 1915 Patrols

  • 17th Oct 1915 Trench Work

  • 17th Oct 1915 CO's Conference

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  • Pte. Charles Henry Trull. Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion Read their Story.

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