The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
21st April 1917On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the march The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers march from Germaine to to Athies and take up billets in cellars.
- Munitionettes football match at St James' Park A football match is played at St James' Park, Newcastle in aid of the Joseph and Jane Cowen Training Home in Benwell, between Wallsend Slipway Women Workers and North East Marine. The match was a one all draw.
A second game in aid of the same cause followed between Armstrongs Elswick Works and Wallsend Naval Yard. Armstrongs won the game 4:2.
- 21st April 1917 Routine
- 21st April 1917 Billets Havrincourt and trenches
- 21st Apr 1917 Emergency Landing
- 21st Apr 1917 Artillery In Action
- 21st Apr 1917 Reliefs
Moved from ECOIVRES to camp at G.11.a near ST NICOLAS near ARRAS
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 21st Apr 1917 Parade & Baths
- 21st Apr 1917 Training
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