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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


    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.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 28th Jun 1917 Advance Guard

  • 28th Jun 1917 Reliefs

  • 28th Jun 1917 Training

  • 28th of June 1917 Enemy Less Active

  • 28th of June 1917 Marching Again

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • 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.
  • Sgt. Richard Carter Flattely. Durham Light Infantry 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Frank Bernard Wearne. VC. Essex Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Archie Wightman. Gordon Highlanders 9th Battalion Read their Story.

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