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22nd June 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 June 1917

On this day:

  • 22nd June 1917 Further Casualties in Pioneer Battalion


    22nd-23rd-24th-25th-26th-27th June. Fine days with a few showers. Large working parties out each night but no casualties. On 26th Lt Col CHEYNE again took over command for a few days. An inter Battalion relief took place. 18th DLI relieved 16th WYR in left subsector and 18th WYR relieved 15th WYR in right subsector. On left 14th Y&L and whole of 94th Bde. On right of 18th WYR. 50th Bde. 17th Div. Relief complete 3.10am.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 22nd Jun 1917 Courts Martial

  • 22nd Jun 1917 Night Work

  • 22nd Jun 1917 Trench Work

  • 22nd Jun 1917 Training

  • 22nd of June 1917 Routine Day

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr. Sam Boothroyd. Royal Field Artillery 102nd Bde. C Bty
  • Pte. Thomas Brown. Durham Light Infantry. 22nd (Pioneer) Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Hubert Harwood. Welsh Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Private Barner Laver. Essex Regiment 3rd Bn. attached. 2nd Bn Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. John Stanislaus McEvoy. King's Royal Rifle Corps 21st Btn.
  • Pte. Robert Oldfield. Manchester Regiment 19th Btn.
  • L/Sgt. William Henry Pitts. Machine Gun Corps 23rd Company Read their Story.

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