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



11th November 1918

On this day:


  •    According to the Order of Battle, November 11th 1918, 124th Heavy Battery RGA, was in 42nd Brigade RGA and part of the 5th Army. 42nd Brigade was a Mobile Brigade and 124 Battery had 6 sixty pounder guns.

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

    Fine morning. News of signature of Armistice confirmed. Civilian population of town very enthusiastically applaud us as their deliverers. Usual parades and training carried on throughout day.

  • End of the Great War   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade

    11th November 1918: Orders received to “Stand Fast” at 1100 hours.

  • 11th November 1918 Armistice Day

  • 11th November 1918 

  • 11th Nov 1918 

  • 11th Nov 1918 Football

  • 11th of November 1918 Hostilities Ceased

  • 11th Nov 1918 On the March

  • 11 Nov 1918 Heavy Fighting





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. James Francis Clarke. Middlesex Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Patrick Dea. South Irish Horse Read their Story.
  • Gnr. William James Spalding. Royal Garrison Artillery 69th Siege Battery Read their Story.

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