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

5th April 1918

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There are:16 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  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.

  • P/Sgt. William Alabaster. MM. 13th Infantry Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sh.Smth. George Edward Banks. Royal Field Artillery 277th Brigade, B Battery
  • Pte. William Henry Rose Byron. Royal Fusiliers 13th Btn.
  • Gnr. David Charles Davies. Royal Garrison Artillery 210th Siege Bty. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Bramley Dobson. Machine Gun Corps. 12th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Dean Heathcote. Essex Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. William Walter Hewett. London Regiment 18th (London Irish Rifles) Btn., C Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Holt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • CQMS John Bright "Bright" Lockley. 95th Machine Gun Company Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles William Muckell. Royal Fusiliers 1st (London) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. Frederick Augustus Nelson. Corps of Royal Engineers 76th Field Coy. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Frank Owers. Machine Gun Corps Infantry 161st Coy. Read their Story.
  • Bmdr. Thomas Henry Thackray. Royal Field Artilery 112th Brigade, A Battery.
  • Gnr. H. Vick. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, D Bty Read their Story.

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