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



30th July 1916

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There are:15 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.

  • Cpl. John Bentham. East Lancashire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Reginald Binns. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Runner Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Archie Booth. Manchester Regiment 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Joseph Brownlee. Durham Light Infantry 12th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Percy Burtenshaw. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. David Caine. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 17th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles William Cope. Manchester Rgt. 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Norman Cowie. Highland Light Infantry D Coy, 10th/11th Battalion
  • Pte. Harry Dickman. Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Leonard Maelor Jones. King's Own Liverpool Regiment 17th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Lamb. Black Watch 6th Perthshire Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick Lamble. Royal Berkshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Henry Lapslie. Lancashire Fusiliers 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. G. H. Lawton. Sherwood Foresters 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Bertie McCubbin. Sherwood Foresters 17th Btn Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Terence McSherry. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Terence McSherry. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Miller. VC. King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Archibald Nicol. Highland Light Infantry 10th/11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert William Osgood. Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Jesse Platt. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Benjamin Wilfred Ridgway. Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion Read their Story.
  • CSM. Edward Roberts. MM. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Btn
  • Pte. J. W. Roberts. Canadian Mounted Rifles 2nd Bn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Joseph Russell. Kings Liverpool Regiment 17th Btn.
  • Sjt. William Elias Skidmore. DCM Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Edward Stewart. Black Watch 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Stewart. Black Watch 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Jacob Walker. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Robert Nicol Walker. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

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