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22nd December 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

22nd December 1917

On this day:

  • 22nd Dec 1917 On Leave

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


    Battalion Parade by Companies. Scale of parades from 0915 to 1230.

    'A' Company bathed in the afternoon.

    War Diaries

  • 22nd Dec 1917 Drill and Musketry

  •    ECURIE

    Left ECOIVRES at 9.30am & proceeded to ECURIE WOOD CAMP, becoming Brigade Reserve. Took over ECURIE WOOD CAMP from L.R.B. arriving at noon.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 22nd Dec 1917 Reliefs Completed

  • 22nd Dec 1917 Working Parties and Training

  • 22nd of December 1917 Corps Front Bombarded

  • 22nd Dec 1917 Training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr. William Thomas Beer. Royal Garrison Artillery 39th Ammunition Supply Park Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Richard Jameson. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24th (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. A. Mitchell. British West Indies Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Bdr. Fred Richardson. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Pte. Owen Trumble. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 6th Battalion Read their Story.

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