The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
25th April 1917On this day:
- Inspections 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report:
Marching order parade of HQ. Brigade, A236 and B236 Batteries at 0930 with an inspection by the acting Brigade Commander. A good turnout.
- Australian Troop Transports
HMAT A70 Ballarat
Picture from: State Library of Victoria, picture number gr005940.
The HMAT A70 Ballarat weighed 11,120 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London. The Ballarat was torpedoed by a submarine in the English Channel on the 25th April 1917 and sank the next day.
- 25th April 1917 Trench activity
- 25th April 1917 Ongoing training
- 25th Apr 1917 Clean and Comfortable
- 25th Apr 1917 On the Move
- 25th Apr 1917 ANZAC Day Celebrations
- 25th Apr 1917 Trench Work
- 25th of April 1917 More German Activity
Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?
If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.
Want to know more?
There are:9 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. Capt. Wilfred Percival Avery. 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy. Pte. Alfred Bentley. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 9th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Albert Carlisle Brash. Royal Fusiliers 10th (Stockbrokers) Btn. Pte. Garside "Ned" Edwin. Manchester Regiment 1/9th Batallion Read their Story. A/Cpl. William Gibbs. Worcester Regiment 11th Battalion Pte. Frederick William Scotting. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2/5th Btn. L/Cpl. Charles Albert Stallard. Gloucestershire Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story. Lt. Arthur Elton Tandy. 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy. Read their Story.
Add a name to this list.
Items from the Home Front Archive
Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.
The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.
This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors.
The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.
If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small
to help with the costs of keeping the site running.
The Wartime Memories Project Website
is archived for preservation by the British Library
Website © Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVII
- All Rights Reserved