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27th 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

27th November 1917

On this day:

  • 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers On the Move   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers left Beaumetz and moved to Rocquigny, arriving at 2030.

    War Diaries

  • 27th Nov 1917 Meat Control


    A very windy day. Our artillery active during the day, one minute hurricane bombardment took place. No E.A. seen. One of our RE 8ís up during afternoon.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 27th Nov 1917 Into Town

  • 27th Nov 1917 Reliefs

  • 27th Nov 1917 Reliefs

  • 27th Nov 1917 Reliefs

  • 27th Nov 1917 In Camp

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. Louis Corbin. Grenadier Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Joseph Gallagher. West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
  • Pte. Herbert Harrell. Worcestershire Regiment 2/8th Btn.
  • Sgt. John Harold Rhodes. VC. DCM and bar Grenadier Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Bertram Tyson. Highland Light Infantry 16th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Grdsmn. James Yapp. Grenadier Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.

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