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13th August 1918 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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

13th August 1918

On this day:

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

    At 0310 heavy bombardment by our guns in direction of Locre. The day passed as usual. Between 2200 and 2230 enemy put up ten lights bursting into orange rain, but no apparent result or action. Enemy appeared to be working actively in front lines. Our patrols obtained nothing. Our planes very active bombing at night.

    War Diaries

  • 13th August 1918 Ongoing trench routines


    Musketry, Rifle grenade firing. P.T.B.F. Patrol schemes. Handling of arms.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 13th Aug 1918 Prisoners Taken

  • 13th Aug 1918 In Reserve

  • 13th Aug 1918 Course

  • 13th of August 1918 Bailleul Billets Gassed

  • 13th Aug 1918 On the March

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Sapper Edward Flanagan. Royal Engineers transf. to (291501) Labour Corps Read their Story.
  • Pte. Stanley Lawrence. East Kent Regiment 10th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Lister. East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Grant Stephens. Australian Field Artillery 37th Battery Read their Story.

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