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18th 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



18th April 1917

On this day:


  • Appointments   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery reports OC. Brigade to HQ 47th Divisional Artillery as acting CRA in absence of CRA on leave. Major Pollard OC. D236 Battery to command Brigade in absence of OC.

  • 18th April 1917 Rest day

  • 18th Apr 1917 Huts Dismantled

  • 18th Apr 1917 Under Shellfire

  • 18th Apr 1917 Instructors Arrive

  • 18th April 1917 

  • 18th Apr 1917 Reliefs Completed

  • 18th Apr 1917 Reliefs





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. John Armstrong. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 6th Btn Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Ernest Brown. Royal Warwickshire 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Holden. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte William Ernest Nicholas Hugman. East Lancashire Regiment 6th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Burns Jarvie. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Lcpl. James Kelly. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Leonard Sandercock. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st Btn.

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