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16th July 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

16th July 1918

On this day:

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

    Everything normal. Enemy artillery active at Quarry. At midnight 12th Royal Irish Rifles attempted to raid enemy unsuccessfully. A heavy barrage was laid on enemy lines to which he replied feebly.

    War Diaries

  • 16th July 1918 Ongoing Action


    B Coy relieved by A Coy formed part of the surplus personnel left out of the line and a large draft which arrived on the 15th and proceeded to details camp to train for an attack to the transport lines.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 16th Jul 1918 On the Move

  • 16th Jul 1918 Working Parties

  • 16th Jul 1918 Change of Command

  • 16th Jul 1918 Inspection

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Charles Exton. Royal Army Medical Corps 33rd Casualty Clearing Station Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Exton. Royal Army Medical Corps 33rd CCS. Read their Story.
  • 1st Stwd. John Farmer. HMS Anchusa
  • Able Sea. Michael Hughes. HMS Anchusa Read their Story.
  • Stoker William Valentine "Ginger" Jones. HMS Anchusa Read their Story.
  • Act.Ldg.Stkr. Frank Woodey. HMS Anchusa Read their Story.

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