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18th February 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 February 1917

On this day:

  • Wire Cutting   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Wire cutting continued successfully by all Batteries. D236 took part in an area bombardment with all other Howitzer Batteries at 1430 and one hundred and eighty rounds were fired. X47 Trench Mortar Battery fired sixty rounds at enemy's trenches which were much damaged as a result of last few days bombardment.

    War Diaries

  • 18th February 1917 Church Service and inspections

  • 18th February 1917 Church Parade and supplies


    Sunday. Church parade held at MT RENAULT FM.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 18th Feb 1917 Night Patrols

  • 18th Feb 1917 Prisoner

  • 18th Feb 1917 Reliefs

  • 18th of February 1917 Four Concentrations Given

  • 18th of February 1917 Relieved 13 RI Rifles

  • 18th Jun 1917 Change of Group

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Dvr. Frank Beck. Royal Engineers 2nd/1st (North Midland) Field Coy
  • Pte. John Delaney. Essex Regiment 13th Btn.
  • Pte. Michael Little. Cheshire Regiment 10th Batallion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur "Les" Smithers. Hampshire Regiment 11th Btn.

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