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21st March 1917 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

21st March 1917

On this day:

  • Wire Cutting   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Remaining sections of C236 Battery relieved remaining sections of B104 Battery. A236 Battery fired one hundred and ten rounds wire cutting and Other Batteries fired one hundred and twenty rounds in retaliation for enemy shelling.

    War Diaries

  • 21st March 1917 Courses continued


    March continued from NEUVILLETTE to NUNCQ

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 21st Mar 1917 On the March

  • 21st Mar 1917 Occasional Shells

  • 21st Mar 1917 In Billets

  • 21st Mar 1917 On the March

  • 21st Mar 1917 Impressive Works

  • 21st Mar 1917 Work Continues

  • 21st of March 1917 German TMs Active

  • 21st Mar 1917 Orders

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. George Creek. East Kent Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. J. Kane. Royal Irish Rifles 12th Btn.
  • Pte. John Joseph Wilkinson. King's Liverpool Regt 20th Service Btn Read their Story.

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