The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
17th October 1918On this day:
- Reorganisation 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse), Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Drie Masten. The morning was spent in cleaning, reorganization and inspections
- Recce for new positions Positions were reconnoitered by 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade for covering an attack on the Lys River. Each battery subsequently moved forward and got into action by nightfall near Hulste.
- 17th Oct 1918 Shelling
- 17th Oct 1918 On the Move
- 17th Oct 1918 In Billets
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Joseph Barry. MM. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Btn. Read their Story. 2nd Lt. Lee Bell. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 7th Battalion Read their Story. Lt. Donald Morton Brown. Cameron Highlanders 7th Btn then 1st Btn Read their Story. Pte. Allan Crabtree. Royal Army Medical Corps. 62nd Gen. Hosp Read their Story. L/Sgt. Patrick Feeney. Royal Scots (Lothian Regt) 11th Btn. Gnr. Arthur Hills. Royal Garrison Artillery "K" Anti-Aircraft Bty. Read their Story. Pte. Edgar Hoult. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Btn., B Coy. Read their Story. Pte. William McIntyre. Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars 1st/1st Pte. Thomas Tingey. Manchester Regiment 19th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. William A. Woodburn. Highland Light Infantry 18th Btn. Read their Story.
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