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28th 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



28th June 1917

On this day:


  • 12th Suffolks bring in a prisoner   12th Suffolks bring a German prisoner into the Liaison at Gonnelieu

  • 28th June 1917 Routine

  • 28th Jun 1917 Reorganisation

  •    TRENCHES GAVRELLE SECTOR

    5.0pm. Enemy bombarded trenches of Bde on left heavily for 15 minutes.

    7.10pm. Bde and Div on left attacked and took enemy front line on a wide front CADORNA TR. WOOD ALLEY. OPPY TR. Very good barrage casualties slight and all objectives gained. Thermite and TMís and barrage on our front. Enemy retaliated heavily but little damage done. Our casualties 1 killed 5 wounded.

  • 28th Jun 1917 Advance Guard

  • 28th Jun 1917 Reliefs





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  • Pte. Edward Boyle. Machine Gun Corps 97th Company Read their Story.
  • Cpl. William Brown. Royal Irish Rifles 1st Garrison Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Cavin. Machine Gun Corp 117th Coy.
  • 2nd Lt. Frank Bernard Wearne. VC. Essex Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.

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