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25th November 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 November 1917

On this day:


  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Battalion resting at Hermies.

    War Diaries


  • 25th Nov 1917 On the March

  •    ARLEUX EN GOHELLE

    Enemy artillery again active, ARLEUX & WILLERVAL both receiving attention. At 5pm gas shells were fired into the direction of the SUGAR FACTORY but owing to the very strong wind, soon blew away. Our artillery did two hurricane shoots during the day.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1


  • 25th Nov 1917 Church Parade

  • 25th Nov 1917 In Position

  • 25th Nov 1917 Under Shellfire

  • 25th Nov 1917 Orders

  • 25th Nov 1917 Patrols

  • 25th Nov 1917 In Camp





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Goronwy Davies. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 19th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Dowd. Leinster Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Henry Fox. Border Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl Harry Joy Hill. Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Henry Harry Hill. Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Battalion
  • L/Cpl. George Herbert Lauder. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Edward Henry Pulleyn. London Regiment 1/20th Btn. att.1/2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Richard Talbot. Middlesex Regiment 13th Btn.

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