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18th 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

18th August 1918

On this day:

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

    Mont Noir.

    About 1100 the 9th Division attacked on our right and appeared to get their objectives from observation at Mont Noir.

    Two Companies bathed at night, while one worked. Number of fires were seen behind enemy lines.

    War Diaries

  • 18th August 1918 Enemy attack repulsed


    Brigade church parade. Presentations, Honours & Awards by Brigadier.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 18th Aug 1918 Recce

  • 18th Aug 1918 In the Trenches

  • 18th of August 1918 Mural Farm Raid

  • 18th Aug 1918 Church Parade

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • 2nd Lt. Edward Burra Arnison. Royal Garrison Artillery 11th Siege Battalion Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. William Beirne. 89th Squadron Read their Story.
  • Frank Broadhead. Royal Sussex Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. H. Iddon. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, D Bty Read their Story.
  • Flt. Cadet. Eric Kingsley Young Jennings. 48th Training Depot Station Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Thomas Roland Robinson. Northamptonshire Regiment 6th Battalion
  • Pte. Ralph Wycliffe Watson. West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. George Anthony Websdell. Royal Engineers 182nd Tunnelling Coy. Read their Story.

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