17th (Northern) Division

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My apologies for the slow progress of this site. I will add new content as soon as time permits.
The Kaiser once said at Peronne
That the Army we'd got was 'no bon'.
But between you and me
He didn't 'compris'
The size of the job he had on.
The story of the men of the 17th (Northern) Division 1914- 1918 who served on the Western Front between July 1915 to November 1918.

This site is dedicated to Pte.  3/8448 Edgar Blyton Tristram, 6th Dorsets , killed by a shell at Arras, April 13th, 1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
Also Captain E H Llewellyn, 6th Dorsets who returned home.


The division's dot and dash insignia

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order of battle

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