You are not logged in.
29th November 1917 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to accept cookies.

If you enjoy this site please consider making a donation.

    Site Home

    Great War


    Add Stories & Photos


    Allied Army

    Day by Day

    War in the Air

    Prisoners of War

    War at Sea

    Training for War

    The Battles

    Those Who Served


    Civilian Service

    Women at War

    Life on Home Front

    Central Powers Army

    Central Powers Navy


    World War Two


    Add Stories & Photos

    Time Capsule


    Help & FAQ's

    Our Facebook Page




    Contact us

    Great War Books



World War 1 One ww1 wwII greatwar great

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

29th November 1917

On this day:

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.


    Battalion entrained at Ytres at 2030 for Beaumetz south of Arras.

    Battalion detrained at Beaumetz at 0245 on November 30th and marched to billets at Simencourt, arriving at 0320.

    War Diaries

  • 29th Nov 1917 17th Londons in action

  • 29th Nov 1917 Photographic Reconnaissance

  • 29th Nov 1917 Further Restrictions to Meet War Demand

  • 29th Nov 1917 On the March


    Relieved 18th W.Y.R. in front line, relief being completed at 10.50am. We being relieved in close support by 15th W.Y.R. Enemy artillery very active all day shelling our trenches round ARLEUX and ARLEUX VILLAGE heavily, also battery positions received considerable attention. During the evening about 200 gas shells fell in B.11.a.& b. During the day we had 1 Cpl Wounded by shell fire. E.A. very active. About 2pm 3 Sopwith Dolphin machines attacked 2 E.A. and 1 E.A. was seen to crash well behind enemy lines. The result of the other fight could not be ascertained.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 29th Nov 1917 In Position

  • 29th Nov 1917 Route March

  • 29th November 1917 A Sad Man

  • 29th Nov 1917 Patrols

  • 29th of November 1917 Artillery Reorganised Further

  • 29th Nov 1917 On the Move

Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?

If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.

Want to know more?

There are:12 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Joseph Emmett. Royal Army Medical Corps Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ebenezer John Meadows. MM Suffolk Regiment. 9th Btn.
  • A/Sjt. Charles Stevens. MM. Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st Battalion
  • Rflmn. William White. London Regiment 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. George Richard Wilde. London Regiment 9th (Queen Victoria Rifles) Battalion

    Add a name to this list.

  • Items from the Home Front Archive

    Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.

    Select another Date
    Day:  Month:   Year:

    The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.

    This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.

    If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small to help with the costs of keeping the site running.

    Hosted by:

    The Wartime Memories Project Website

    is archived for preservation by the British Library

    Website Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVII
    - All Rights Reserved