21 April 1917

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British Army

Bernard Freyberg is promoted to Brigadier General at the age of 29, and is given command of a brigade in the 59th Division.

War at Sea

German G 37 class destroyer G 42 is sunk by gunfire from British destroyers HMS Swift and HMS Broke.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 21 April 1917, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1917_04_21.html

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