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30th March 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



30th March 1917

On this day:


  • Wire Cutting   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery's B236 Battery fired one hundred and thirty rounds in wire cutting and also with A236 Battery fired on German officers inspecting the enemy front line. C236 Battery were again shelled this morning. Major Cooper OC. A236 Battery on special leave of absence.

  • 30th March 1917 Ongoing training

  • 30th March 1917 Training courses

  • 30th Mar 1917 Problems with Roads

  • 30th Mar 1917 On the March

  • 30th Mar 1917 Preparations

  • 30th March 1917 Trenches Poor.

  • 30th Mar 1917 Training





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. Reginald Christon. Yorkshire Regiment 5th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Henry Flynn. VC. South Wales Borderers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Henry Fynn. VC. South Wales Borderers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Thomas Hewitt. Royal Garrison Artillery 57th Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • Capt. Lawrence Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth. Royal Field Artillery 11 Bde, D Battery Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. Davies Walter Livings. Rifle Brigade 7th Battalion
  • Trimmer. Russell Elsden Miller. HMS Q25 Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Thomas Timms. Royal Garrison Artilery 58th Siege Battery Read their Story.

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