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

11th July 1918

On this day:

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

    Ordinary activity. While reconnoitering front line with Colonel Lowe, Major Kerr was killed at 0100.

    War Diaries

  • 11th Jul 1918 Log HMS Almanzora


    Relief complete 2.30am. Very wet weather. Front line A Coy right B Coy left. C Coy left support D Coy right support. An enemy light machine gun post which had apparently lost its way walked down the road from VIERHOUCK to A Coy right platoon post. The men in the post waited until the party had approached sufficiently close and then opened fire with Lewis Gun. They captured 1 unwounded, 3 wounded prisoners and their light machine gun. The Brig. Gen, visited Battalion HQ. A patrol of 1 officer and 20 OR went out to inspect suspected shell holes but they were unoccupied.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 11th Jul 1918 Training

  • 11th of July 1918 Hostiles Quiet

  • 11th Jul 1918 In the Trenches

  • 11th Jul 1918 Inspection

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr. Ishmael Blackwell. Royal Field Artillery 162 Brigade, D Battery Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Baldwin Dixon. Manchester Regiment 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. William Baldwin Dixon. Manchester Regiment 17th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Farrow. East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.

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