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26th July 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

26th July 1917

On this day:

  • Rest and Refitting   245 Machine Gun Company

    Rest Camp one NCO returned from hospital and two ORs were struck off previously reported Company strength.

    War Diaries

  • Australian Troop Transports   

    RMS Mooltan

    Piture from: Clydebuilt Ships Database.

    The RMS Mooltan weighed 9,621 tons with an average cruise speed of 18.5 knots or 34.26 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London. Torpedoed and sunk by UC27 on the 26th July 1917. Contracted at times to transport Australian troops.

    John Doran

  • 26th July 1917 Trench activity

  • 26th July 1917 Recreation and training

  • 26th Jul 1917 Preparatory Bombardment

  • 26th Jul 1917 Route March

  • 26th Jul 1917 In Action

  • 26th Jul 1917 Brigade Sports

  • 26th Jul 1917 On the Move

  • 26th of July 1917 In Billets

  • 26th of July 1917 Punishment duty

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Broughton Abbott. Lancashire Fusiliers 1st and 3rd Bt. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Alfred Brown. London Regiment 22nd Btn. Read their Story.

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