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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

18th December 1916

On this day:

  • 18th December, 1916 33rd Battalion AIF Routine Order No.139

  • Batteries Calibrated   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report: Again a very quiet day and the Batteries calibrated.

    War Diaries

  • 33rd Bn AIF relieved by 35th   Battalion relieved by 35th Battalion as per Battalion 0.0 No.3 dated 15/12/1916 and postponed by Battalion 0.0 No.4 of 16 /12/1916. Relief completed without a hitch.

    33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force War Diary, La Chapelle-d'Armentières, Right (1) Sub Sector

  • 18th December 1916 Ongoing training

  • 18th December 1916 Very foggy - quiet in trenches

  •    SAILLY

    Inter Company relief. Everything quiet.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 18th Dec 1916 On Leave

  • 18th Dec 1916 Parades

  • 18th Dec 1916 Wood Shelled

  • 18th Dec 1916 Reliefs

  • 18th Dec 1916 Working Parties

  • 18th of December 1916 Enemy is Listening

  • 18th Dec 1916 Route March

  • 18th Dec 1916 Training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Henry Barago. Royal Irish Regiment 6th Btn.
  • Sgt. Michael Nolan. Royal Irish Regiment 6th Btn.

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