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9th 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



9th October 1918

On this day:


  • Final Actions in 1918   Jäger Division part of 54th Corps z.b.V German Second Army. are engaged in fighting in and around the Hermannstellung from 9th to 21st of October.

    After the Armistice (1100 on the 11th November 1918) the Division began the clearance of occupied areas and the march home to Berlin where it was disbanded on the 18th December 1918.

  • 106 Field Coy RE at Busigny   106 Field Coy RE joined the second line of infantry at Busigny and were the first Transport to get through this village. French people were happy to see them, there were many German Dead here.

  • 9th Oct 1918 On the March

  • 9th Oct 1918 Advance

  • 9th Oct 1918 CO Returns





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Harry Baker. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Earl Bolton. Canadian Machine Gun Corps. 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Cork. Wiltshire Regiment 5th Btn. C Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Cork. Wiltshire Regiment 5th Btn. C Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte John Cummins. 73rd Field Ambulance Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Edwin Gibbons. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Pearson Nicholson. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Albert Torvill. Durham Light Infantry 9th Btn Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Frederick John Weare. Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Read their Story.

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