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15th October 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

15th October 1918

On this day:

  • Advance   At Moorseele at 9am 9th Btn. Royal Irish Fusiliers report "The advance was resumed and we moved to Copper Corner (L.23.a)."

    War Diaries

  • Continuing Advance   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade report "II Corps again attacked. One section of each battery joined in a Heavy Artillery Barrage. The remaining sections moved forward and parked in the forward area ready for orders. Brigade HQs moved forward to the neighbourhood of Rolleghem Cappelle."

    War Diaries

  • 15th Oct 1918 Rest day

  • 15th Oct 1918 Training

  • 15th of October 1918 Firing a Barrage

  • 15th Oct 1918 On the Move

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There are:6 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.

Remembering those who died this day.

  • Private George Aspinall. 15th Cheshire Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ernest Peirson Barker. North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte F. Boos. 1st Cape Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Campbell. Durham Light Infantry 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Sgt. Frank Fawkes. MM. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. A. Fox. Bermuda Militia Artillery Read their Story.
  • L/Bmbdr. H. B. Godfrey. Royal Field Artillery 173 Brigade, A Bty. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. J. Gough. Royal Field Artillery 173 Brigade, A Bty. Read their Story.
  • Drvr. F. J. Hampton. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, A Bty Read their Story.
  • Bdr. William Nicholson. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Pte. William George Parr. East Surrey Regiment 12th Btn.
  • Gnr. E. S. Plumstead. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, A Bty Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Edward Quin. Northumberland Fusiliers 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Ernest Saunders. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th (Service) Battalion

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