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

19th July 1916

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There are:20 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. George Balmforth. West Riding Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. Louis Barron. Border Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold Bates. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd/7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Alexander George Curson. Norfolk Regiment 8th Batt Read their Story.
  • Pte. Richard James Eddy. Norfolk Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Harold Ernest "Joe" Fountain. Royal Berkshire Regiment 2/4th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Charles Samuel Goldspink. Norfolk Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Macdonald. Cheshire Regiment 16th Btn.
  • Pte. Edward Thomas Moore. Royal Berkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpl. James Craig Muir. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 3rd Btn. D Company Read their Story.
  • Charles Cyril O'Garr. Kings Own Hussars Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl Jesse Read. Sherwood Foresters 11th Btn.
  • Pte. Edward Ruttens. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2/6th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. John George Simpson. Durham Light Infantry 22nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Albert Edward Slack. Machine Gun Corps 28th Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Speight. Cheshire Regiment 16th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick George Richard Townley. Royal Warwickshire 2/7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Leonard Twamley. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2/7th Btn. Read their Story.

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