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7th October 1918 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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



7th October 1918

On this day:


  • Holding the Line   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers report "Between 7th and 9th of October 1918 Nothing of interest to note. Battalion continued to hold the line. Hostile counter preparation was intense at periods, especially before dawn and at dusk. About twenty casualties suffered. Aerial activity greatly increased on the 9th. Each night all wire behind our line was cut in order to facilitate the advance of attacking troops in the near future.

  • 7th Oct 1918 Relief in trenches

  • 7th Oct 1918 Practice Scheme

  • 7th Oct 1918 On the March

  • 7th of October 1918 Very Active Shoots

  • 7th Oct 1918 Inspections





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Lt. Ellis Hubert Gardiner. Cheshire Regiment 7th Battalion
  • Spr. Haley Elgin Green. 2nd Btn. Canadian Engineers Read their Story.
  • Sig. Arthur Laws. Royal Garrison Artillery 200th Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • Cpl. William Littler. Cheshire Regiment 12th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Alfred John Payne. 216th Siege Bty.
  • Pte. Samuel Pinder. West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Cyril Rutter. Cheshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Drvr. George Smith. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, A Bty Read their Story.

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