The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
18th December 1914On this day:
- 2nd Gloucesters proceed to France 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment marched from Hursley Park and entrained for Southampton where they boarded the City of Chester bound for Le Harve.
- 2 Life Guards at Staple At Staple the 2nd Life Guards war diary records: Orders received to be ready to concentrate
- 18th December 1914 The 2nd Queens on the attack again
- U-% sunk off Belgian coast SM U-5 a Type U 5 Uboat was sunk on 18 Dec 1914 by a mine or accident off Belgian coast about 18-12. All 29 hands were lost. The ubaot had been built at Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 147)
Ordered 8 Apr 1908, laid down 24 Aug 1908, launched 8 Jan 1910 and commissioned 2 Jul 1910. She was commanded by Johannes Lemmer
and sailed with I Flotilla.
- 18th Dec 1914 Adventures in Flanders
- 18th Dec 1914 23rd Brigade make Attack
- 18th Dec 1914 Day Off
- 18th Dec 1914 Wounded Officers
- 18th Dec 1914 Death of an Officer
- 18th December 1914 Bad weather limiting action again
- 18th Dec 1914 Bad Weather
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