The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
22nd February 1917On 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.
- 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.
- 22nd February 1917 Divisional GOC inspection
- SAILLY & HEBUTERNE
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
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