The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
12th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Slightly more activity from enemy artillery. Battalion was relieved by the 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers and moved into Brigade Reserve on Mont Noir (M.19.d.65.05). Sheet Kemmel 28 SW 1/10000.
Total casualties: 1 Officer and 8 Other Ranks
- U-Boat Index - WW1 SM U-124
Type UE 2
Shipyard Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 301)
Ordered 27 May 1916
Launched 28 Mar 1918
Commissioned 12 Jul 1918
12 Jul 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Rolf Carls
Career No patrols.
No flotilla information available
Successes No successes.
Fate 1 Dec 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Swansea in 1922.
There was another U 124 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 9 Mar 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 11 Jun 1940.
- 12 Jul 1918 Experiments
Patrols were sent out by day and night but no new information obtained.
- 12th Jul 1918 Training
- 12th Jul 1918 Reliefs Completed
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