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



23rd April 1917

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There are:14 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.




Remembering those who died this day.

  • Srgt. Henry Alfred Arnup. Norfolk Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Andrew Barclay. Seaforth Highlanders 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Private William Barwise. Sherwood Foresters Read their Story.
  • Rfmn. John Baverstock. Kings Royal Rifle Brigade 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Beesley. Royal Fusiliers 7th Battalion
  • Pte. John Blacklock. The Black Watch 6th (Perthshire) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rifleman Henry Frederick Bowman. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 16th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Thomas Wesley Harold Broomfield. Hampshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Alfred Ernest Burgin. Sherwood Foresters 10th Btn.
  • Dvr. Edward Thomas Bush. Royal Horse Artillery 3rd Division Ammunition Column Read their Story.
  • Pte. Campbell Clark. 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Read their Story.
  • Pte. Sidney Charles Clark. Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • pte. John Joseph Collins. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Raymond Alfred Cruickshank. 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Raymond Alfred Cruickshank. Monmouthshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Oliver Edward Dunn. Yorkshire Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Dunnett. Seaforth Highlanders 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rfn. Albert Edward Flint. 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade
  • Sgt. Daniel Gaffing. Border Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Sidney Hammond. South Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion
  • Pte. William Hargreaves. Worcestershire Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Corporal Andrew Crooks Henderson. Highland Light Infantry 10th/11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Stephen Heywood. Border Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpt. David Philip Hirsch. VC MID. Yorkshire Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert Hector Holman. Suffolk Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. Percival St.John Ingram. Rifle Brigade 13th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Herbert William Johnson. South Wales Borders 2nd Batt. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Kane. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Robert Lightburn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Simon Lippman. Border Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Brian Wilmot Malone. Devonshires 1st battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Maurice Marshall. Lincolnshire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John McDonald. Border Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Thomas Andrew McDonald. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Battalion
  • Pte. Sidney Parry. Worcestershire Regiment 4th Battalion
  • Pte. John Patterson. West Yorkshire Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • BSM Craine Peartree. Royal Garrison Artillery Royal Garrison Artill 41 Siege Bty. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Henry Poole. Durham Light Infantry 1st/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Percy Gordon Ramsden. Manchester Regiment 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Robinson. Border Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Rorrison. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Sharp. Durham Light Infantry 5th Btn.
  • Sgt. John Edward Smith. MM. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Edward Smith. MM. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Edward Smith. MM. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Leitch Stephens. Durham Light Infantry 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Charles Tedder. Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 11th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. William "Tommo" Tomlinson. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 7th Btn.
  • 2nd Lt. Cuthbert Turner. Border Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Rfmn. John William Upton. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 16th (Service) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Walker. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
  • Pte. Peter Whitlie. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn Read their Story.
  • Rfmn. William Winter. Rifle Brigade 13th Battalion

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