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

20th July 1916

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There are:17 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. Albert Almond. King's Royal Rifles 16th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. George Anderson. East Yorkshire Regiment 7th Btn.
  • A/Sgt. Robert Bates. Corps Of Royal Engineers 59th Field Coy Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. James Boe. 4th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick William Bulwer. Essex Regiment 10th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Capt. William Henry Langdon Burgess. MID. Cameronions Scottish Rifles 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew Cassell. Manchester 23rd Battalion
  • Major. William La Touche Congreve. VC, DSO, MC, MID. Rifle Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Eaden Cook. Royal Fusiliers 20th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpm Sgt. Major Walter Charles Gorin. Manchester Regiment 23 Battalion ( Bantam) Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Arthur Jones. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Laurie. Suffolk Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Raymond George Murray. Australian Imperial Force 30th Btn.
  • Pte. Joshua Joseph Page. Essex Regiment 10th Btn.
  • L/Cpl Reginald James Sheppard. Essex Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hughie James Sontag. Royal West Kent Regiment 1st Btn., D.Coy.
  • Pte. Hughie James Sontag. Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion, D Coy Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hughie James Sontag. Royal West Kent Regiment 1st Btn. D Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Stevens. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Alfred Claude Thomas. Royal Welch Fusiliers 10th Btn.
  • Cpl. Harold Tuffery. MM. Devonshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte James Whalen. Lancashire Fuseliers 1st Btn
  • Pte. Charles Alfred William Williams. Essex Regiment 10 Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Albert Wynne. MM Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.

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