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22nd February 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 February 1917

On this day:

  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers receive new draft   The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers receive a new draft of 100 men at Berteaucourt.

  • Enemy Work Prevented   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Enemy was prevented from working on his lines by 18 pounder fire.

    War Diaries

  • R Class Super Zeppelin   Zeppelin LZ83 (LZ113)

    • Production Ref: LZ83
    • Class type : R
    • Tactical ref: LZ113
    • Usage: Military
    • First Flight: 22nd February 1917


    Carried out 15 reconnaissance missions around the Eastern Front and the Baltic Sea including three attacks dropping a total of 6,000 kilograms (13,000 lb) of bombs. In 1920 it was ordered to be transferred to France as part of war reparations.

    John Doran

  • 22nd February 1917 Divisional GOC inspection


    22,23,24 Feb Quiet days, no working parties.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 22nd Feb 1917 Difficult Reliefs

  • 22nd Feb 1917 Inspection

  • 22nd Feb 1917 Working Parties

  • 22nd Feb 1917 Artillery Active

  • 22nd of February 1917 Wagons on the Move

  • 22nd Feb 1917 Reorganisation

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte Michael Alexander. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold Green. Seaforth Highlanders 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Alfred Skelton. Middlesex Regiment 21st Battalion Read their Story.

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