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25th March 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



25th March 1917

On this day:


  • Personnel Changes   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery reports Captain H Carey-Morgan C236 Battery posted to command B236 Battery with effect from this date and Captain R A Corsan MC B236 Battery posted to A236 Battery.

  • Australian Officers Club opens in London   A new club for Australian Officers is opened at 138 Piccadilly, London and is known as the Australian Officer's Club. Usual club facilities are provided with sleeping accommodation for forty.

  • 25th March 1917 Church services and bathing

  • 25th Mar 1917 Church parade and new saddlery fitted

  • 25th Mar 1917 On the Move

  •    BETHUNE

    March concluded from WESTREHEM to BETHUNE making a distance of about 82 miles in 1 week. 2Lt BRADFORD awarded MILITARY CROSS by GOC in C.

  • 25th Mar 1917 Good Observation

  • 25th Mar 1917 Enemy Attack

  • 25th Mar 1917 Into Camp

  • 25th March 1917 Baths

  • 25th Mar 1917 Church Parade

  • 25th Mar 1917 On the March





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Drvr. James Edward Tattersall Coupe. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Green. King's Own Royal Lancashire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Signal Boy. Edward Arthur Merchant. HM Trawler Evangel Read their Story.
  • Spr. John Nicholson. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.

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