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24th May 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

24th May 1917

On this day:

  • 1st US North Atlantic Convoy departs   The first U.S. convoy left Hampton Roads, Virginia to cross the North Atlantic.

  • 124th Heavy Battery to 9 HAG   124th Heavy Battery, RGA join 9 Heavy Artillery Group from 60 HAG on 24th of May 1917

  • Relocations   First section of C236 Battery 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery in action in new position tonight.

    War Diaries

  • 24th May 1917 Relocation in new camp

  • 24th May 1917 Staff Rides

  • 24th May 1917 Visit to the Line

  • 24th May 1917 Trench Work

  • 24th May 1917 On the March

  • 24th of May 1917 British HQ Shelled

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  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.

  • Pte. Walter Thomas "Brickey" Adams. 10th Australian Machine Gun Coy Read their Story.
  • Dvr. W. Cooper. Royal Field Artillery 102nd Bde. B Bty
  • Charles Robert Wilson. MC Machine Gun Corps 88th Coy. Read their Story.

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