ⓘ Scarpe 1917 (Battle honour)

                                     

ⓘ Scarpe 1917 (Battle honour)

Scarpe 1917 was a battle honour awarded to units of the British and Imperial Armies that took part in one or more of the following engagements in the Great War:

  • Third Battle of the Scarpe, 3–4 May 1917.
  • First Battle of the Scarpe, 9–14 Apr 1917.
  • Second Battle of the Scarpe, 23–24 Apr 1917.
                                     
  • several of these actions including the Battle of Arleux and the Third Battle of the Scarpe in late April and early May 1917 After the end of World War I, Byng
  • Honour Info: Scarpe 1917 Dovey, John. Battle Honour Info: Ypres 1917 Dovey, John. Battle Honour Info: Menin Road Dovey, John. Battle Honour Info: Selle
  • Rumani Sambre, Sambre Le Quesnoy Sari Bair, Sari Bair - Lone Pine, Scarpe 1917 Scarpe 1918, Scherpenberg, Scimitar Hill, Selle, Shaiba, Sharon, Sharqat
  • 1914, 1915 Neuve Chapelle St. Julien Bellewaarde Arras 1917 Scarpe 1917 Cambrai 1917 1918 Somme 1918 St. Quentin Lys Hazebrouck Amiens Albert
  • fought in the Arras battles of 1917 and 1918 though the official battle honour only reflects the 1917 battles see footnote Vimy, 1917 - Intended as a diversion
  • Flers - Courcelette Ancre Heights Arras: 1917, 1918 Vimy: 1917 Arleux Scarpe 1917 1918 Hill 70 Passchendaele Amiens Drocourt - Queant Hindenburg Line Canal
  • Snow Minnesota b. 1850 Battle of Arras German counterattacks to regain lost ground around the Scarpe River failed. Battle of Doiran British infantry
  • Ypres 1914, 1915, Gheluvelt, St. Julien, Bellewaarde, Arras 1917 Scarpe 1917 Cambrai 1917 Somme 1918, St. Quentin, Amiens, Hindenburg Line, Canal du
  • their allocated spot in the line. On August 30, 1918, during the Battle of the Scarpe Pegahmagabow was involved in fighting off a German attack at Orix
  • Flers Courcelette Thiepval Ancre Heights Arras 1917 Vimy 1917 Hill 70: Passchendaele Amiens Scarpe 1918 Hindenburg Line Canal du Nord Cambrai 1918