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28th March 1917On this day:
- Battery Shelled 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery's
C236 Battery was heavily shelled again during the morning with two direct hits on a gun pit, but no casualties.
Major Wood OC. C236 goes on leave of absence (special).
- SS Gafsa lost SS Gafsa was a British steamer.On March 28th 1917 SS Gafsa on a voyage from Port Arthur to UK with a cargo of fuel oil, was sunk by the German submarine U-57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg) 10 miles SE1/2S of Kinsale Head.
7 persons were lost.
- 28th March 1917 Training and conference
- 28th Mar 1917 Heavy Shelling & Air Battles
- 28th Mar 1917 Working Parties
- 28th Mar 1917 On the Move
- 28th Mar 1917 Under Shellfire
- 28th Mar 1917 Quiet
- 28th Mar 1917 Wire Entanglements
- 28th March 1917 Quiet
- 28th Mar 1917 Training
- 28th Mar 1917 New Names
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