The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
16th August 1918On this day:
- Reliefs 9th Btn. Royal Irish Fusiliers report "Day was ordinary. At night the Battalion was relieved by the 2nd Royal Irish Rifles and on relief moved into Brigade reserve at Mont Noir. Relief was completed by 0130.
Disposition of Companies: A & D in wood near Woelfhoek,
B in Quarry and C in Blue Line."
- 16th August 1918 Quite day in trenches
- 16th Aug 1918 Reliefs Completed
- 16th Aug 1918 Training
- 16th Aug 1918 Rifle Meeting
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Remembering those who died this day. L/Cpl Reuben Daniel Barnsley. Durham Light Infantry 15th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. James Blackwood. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Read their Story. Cpl. Lawrence Cades. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 15th Battalion Read their Story. Pte. Austin Frain. West Yorkshire Regiment 16th Btn. Read their Story. Sqd.Sgt.Maj. Charles Augustus Rowland. DCM. 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers A Sqdn. Read their Story. Pte. William H. Smith. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 15th Btn.
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