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

10th May 1918

On this day:

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

    1700. Battalion relieved by 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers and moved back to Yellow Line. Billets in (Steentje?) Camp. Headquarters at Fa(?). Work and training continued.

    War Diaries


    3.20am. Relief complete. 15th W YORKS right front. 13th YORK & LANCS left front. 18TH DURHAM LI support. On the right of the Brigade a Brigade of AUSTRALIANS, on the left of the Brigade 1st Battalion 160TH INFANTRY REGT. of FRENCH in front, 2nd Battalion of same Regt in support. International posts at junction in front line with the 13th YORK & LANCS, and between 18th DURHAM LI & 1st Bn 160th Regt at X. Complete liaison arranged. Disposition of Coy’s D,C,B,A from right to left. HQ at X.2.d.9.4. Quiet relief. Divisional and Brigade Commanders visited the Battalion. Casualties – 2 OR slightly wounded.

    9.10pm. Bombardment of French lines, French SOS sent up.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 10th May 1918 Training

  • 10th May 1918 In the Line

  • 10th of May 1918 Extended Front

  • 10th May 1918 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr . John Harvie Henderson. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Cpl. William Norris. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. Scone. Welsh Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Roland Harold Smith. MM Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Read their Story.

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