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



4th November 1918

On this day:


  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Spell of fine weather broken. Rain fell continuously throughout morning. Usual inspection parades and training carried out during day.

  • Preparing Forward Positions   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade

    Batteries proceeded with the preparation of the new forward positions.

  • 4th November 1918 Further moves

  • 4th Nov 1918 Attack Made

  • 4th Nov 1918 Assault Made

  • 4th Nov 1918 

  • 4th Nov 1918 On the March

  • 4th Nov 1918 Advance

  • 4th Nov 1918 Attack Made

  • 4th Nov 1918  Air battle

  • 4th Nov 1918 Concert

  • 16th Welsh Fusiliers under fire   The 16th Royal Welsh Fusiliers came under fire between 5.30am and 6.15am at Englefontain.





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  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.

  • Pte Frederick Varley Adamson. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd/4th Btn, "A" Coy Read their Story.
  • Pte. Daniel Brophy. Machine Gun Corps Infantry Read their Story.
  • L/cpl Stanley James Neel Care. Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Thomas Barnes Cuttle. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Degnan. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. John James Wilton Douglas. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ellis Edwards. South Wales Borderers 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Farmer. Somerset Light Infantry 8th Btn.
  • Cpl. Wilbur James Flynn. MM. 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Samuel Garside. Welsh Rgt. 14th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Jackson. East Yorkshire Rgt. 7th Btn.
  • Pte. Horace James Jeffrey. Royal Fusiliers 1st (City of London) Battalion
  • 2nd Lt. William Robert Cyril Keepfer. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 3rd Btn Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. James Kirk. VC Manchester Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Fred Lawley. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Alexander MacLachlan. 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt.Col. James Neville Marshall. VC MC. Irish Guards attached 16th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Thomas Mason. Duke of Wellington's Regiment West Riding 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Frank McCann. Highland Light Infantry 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ernest McLeod. Seaforth Highlanders 1/5 Sutherland & Caithness Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hugh Melling. Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. Thomas Melvin. Royal Engineers Durham Fortress Company Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Thomas "Amos" Morris. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Samuel Needham. VC. Bedfordshire Regiment 1/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William O'Keefe. Royal Irish Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. David Rees Owen. Welch Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Wilfred Owen. Manchester Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Wilfred Edward Salter Owen. MC. Manchester Regiment Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Owens. Royal Army Service Corps 16th Field Bakery Read their Story.
  • Stk. Charles Peacock. HMS Godetia Read their Story.
  • Gnr. John William Stevenson. Royal Garrison Artillery 69th Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Lionel Percy Tate. North Staffordshire Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Winter. Machine Gun Corps 4th Coy. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. John Wright. Northumberland Fusiliers 18th Btn. Read their Story.

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