The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
20th October 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
A very fine day and the Divisional Steeplechase was held in the area. Eighty Other Ranks with many of the Officers attended and the sport was very good.
The following Officers joined the Battalion today:
2nd Lieutenants G.T.L Bayliff, S.F Moran, H.D Jack.
- U-Boat Index - WW1 KUK U-20 Austrian Submarine
Launched 18th September 1916
Commissioned 20th October 1917
28 May 1916 - 14 Apr 1917 Klemens Ritter von Bezard
28 Jul 1917 - 29 Nov 1917 Franz Rzemenowsky von Trautenegg
29 Nov 1917 - 11 Mar 1918 Hermann Rigele
11 Mar 1918 - 4 Jul 1918 Ludwig Müller
No flotilla information available
Successes No successes.
Fate Sunk (date not recorded)
Wreck was raised in 1962 and conning tower is on display in Vienna.
- 20th Oct 1917 9th York & Lancs relieved by 11th West Yorks
- 20th Oct 1917 Work on Guns
- FRONT LINE
Weather fine. During night enemy TM’s were active on South end of our front and behind our front line.
- 20th Oct 1917 Travelling
- 20th Oct 1917 Enemy Aircraft
- 20th Oct 1917 Advance Party
- 20th Oct 1917 Reinforcements
- 20th Oct 1917 Cinematographer Visits Camp
- 20th Oct 1917 On the Move
- 20th of October 1917 Work and Play
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