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

12th October 1918

On this day:

  • Reorganisation   At Dadizeele 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers spent the day in reserve reorganizing and checking, making up deficiencies. Major R.J.A Tamplin DSO took over command of the Battalion.

    War Diaries

  • Further forward moves   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade report on the 12th of October, 37th SB moved one section to a forward position in front of Waterdamhoek. The following day, 350th SB moved one section to a forward position in front of Waterdamhoek

    War Diaries

  • 12th Oct 1918 Attack Made

  • 12th Oct 1918 On the March

  • 12th of October 1918 Goldflake Farm Lost

  • 12th Oct 1918 Training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Charles Abbey. Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 4th Battalion
  • 2nd Lt. William Henry Baynes. Queens Royal West Surrey Rgt. 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Albert Alexander Bentley. Seaforth Highlanders 1st/5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Burridge. Duke of Wellington West Riding Regiment 9th Battalion
  • 2Mech. Charles R. Cockburn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Cotton. Kings Royal Rifle Corps 12th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Walter Dannatt. Northumberland Fusiliers 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Walter Dannatt. Northumberland Fusiliers 12th Btn.
  • Rflmn. Grant De Haro. Rifle Brigade 3rd Btn.
  • Pte. Harry Ernest Field. Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Btn.
  • Sapper Lewis Howell Giles. Royal Engineers 38th Div. Signal Company Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Joesph Holmes. Machine Gun Corps 33rd Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Kinsella. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Btn.
  • Pte. Thomas Kinsella. 10th Btn.
  • Pte. Frank Lester. VC Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Molyneux. Army Cyclists Corps 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Cyril Howard Nicholson. CdG. Machine Gun Corps 25th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Robertshaw. Worcestershire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert Joseph Elzear Roy. Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) 24th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Rutherford. Duke of Wellingtons Regiment (West Riding) 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Michael Synnott. East Yorkshire Regiment 2/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Daniel Joseph Whelan. Army Service Corps Read their Story.

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