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

19th November 1917

On this day:

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Velu Wood J.31.c (centre).

    Battalion inspected in the morning by the Commanding Officer at Barastre. Moved at 1630 to Headquarters in Velu Wood (on eve of push).

    The following 'immediate awards' have been notified by Brigade as result of our Havrincourt raid on 3rd inst.

    • Military Medal
    • 18869 Corporal Mackinson, Henry.
    • 41327 Private Morrison, John.
    • 41256 Private Chambers, Thomas.
    • 41534 Private Averell, Robert.
    • 23438 Corporal Craig, George.

    War Diaries

  • 122 Seige Battery at Havrincourt Wood   122 Seige Battery, RGA move to Havrincourt Wood.

  • 19th Nov 1917 On the March


    Parties of Boche in marching order dispersed by our artillery during the morning.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 19th Nov 1917 At Rest

  • 19th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 19th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 19th Nov 1917 Bathing

  • 19th of November 1917 Final Preparations

  • 19th Nov 1917 Reliefs

  • 19th of November 1917 Still ill

  • 19th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 19th Nov 1917 On the March

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Harold E. Black. 78th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Edward Radford. South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Major Arthur Crichton Thomas. Royal Garrison Artillery 355th Battery Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. James Winch. King's Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Btn.

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