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27th June 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



27th June 1917

On this day:


  • Australian Troop Transports   

    HMAT A26 Armadale

    Pictured at Port Melbourne in February 1915 from: AWM P05194.001.

    The HMAT A26 Armadale weighed 6,153 tons with an average cruise speed of 11 knots or 20.37 kmph. It was owned by the Australind SS Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 7 June 1917. The Armadale was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine off coast of Ireland, 27 June 1917.

  • 27th June 1917 Routine and Pioneer work and move

  • 27th Jun 1917 Aircraft Active

  • 27th Jun 1917 Working Parties

  • 27th Jun 1917 On the Move





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. Wiliam Edwin Montgomery. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Capt. William Morritt. MID East Surrey Rgt 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Ernest Thomas "Jack" White. Royal Fusiliers 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Dennis Haworth Witham. Royal Fusiliers 23rd (Sportsmans) Btn Read their Story.

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