The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
19th December 1917On this day:
- 19th Dec 1917 On the March
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Working parties out with Forty Other Ranks and one Officer from each Company clearing the road from Coullemont to Couterelle of snow. This work continued to 1630.
- New Headquarters 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
59th Brigade takes over the Heavy Artillery Report Centre at Bellevue.
- 19th Dec 1917 Reliefs Completed
Baths at ECOIVRES and scabies inspection by M.O.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 19th Dec 1917 At Rest
- 19th Dec 1917 Working Parties
- 19th of December 1917 Battery Command Changed
- 19th Dec 1917 Training
- 19th Dec 1917 Wounded
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