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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

29th June 1917

On this day:

  • U-Boat Index - WW1   KUK U-32 Austrian Submarine.

    Type U-27 Shipyard Ordered Launched 11th May 1917 Commissioned 29th June 1917

    29 Jun 1917 - 24 Apr 1918 Gaston Vio
    24 Apr 1918 - 31 Oct 1918 Otto Kasseroller

    No flotilla information available

    Successes 4 ships sunk with a total of 3,728 tons.
    1 ship damaged with a total of 3,060 tons.

    • 15 Jul 1917 k.u.k. U32 Gaston Vio Incemore (damaged) 3,060 br
    • 13 May 1918 k.u.k. U32 Otto Kasseroller Julia 48 gr
    • 20 May 1918 k.u.k. U32 Otto Kasseroller Agios Dionysios 58 gr
    • 20 May 1918 k.u.k. U32 Otto Kasseroller Angeliki 30 gr
    • 21 May 1918 k.u.k. U32 Otto Kasseroller Chatham 3,592 br

    Fate Scrapped in 1920.

    John Doran

  • 29th June 1917 Routine and Pioneers inspection

  • 29th Jun 1917 Daylight Trench Raid


    Quiet except for heavy bombardment at 5.30pm whizz bangs mostly on our front, heavies on our left.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 29th Jun 1917 Demonstration

  • 29th Jun 1917 Trench Work

  • 29th Jun 1917 Attack Made

  • 29th Jun 1917 On the Move

  • 29th of June 1917 At Meteren

  • 29th of June 1917 Arrive at Ridgewood

  • 29th Jun 1917 Working Parties

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Wilfred Ashurst. Royal Army Medical Corps Read their Story.
  • Pte. Sinclair McIntyre. Gordon Highlanders 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Fitter W. V. Roberts. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, D Bty Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt John William Wellesley Sutton. MC. Royal Garrison Artillery attd. 28th Bde RFA. Read their Story.
  • Bvt.Col. Anthony Arthur Weldon. CVO, DSO, MID Leinster Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.

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