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18th January 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 January 1918

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move   16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers begins return to front line with two days march, via Landrethun, to Audruicq to entrain. The battalion detrains at Elverdinghe, occupying Dirty Bucket Camp.

  •    ARLEUX SECTOR

    Major GIBSON 15TH W YORKS REGT relinquishes command of the Battalion and takes over command of 15TH W YORKS REGT. Major ANDERSON 12TH E YORKS REGT assumes command of the Battalion. Carrying parties same as yesterday. Still raining on and off.

  • 18th Jan 1918 Working Parties

  • 18th Jan 1918 Training & Baths





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  • Pte. J. Barry. Scots Guards 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Nurse Helen Fairchild. Read their Story.
  • Dvr. Alfred Frank George. Royal Artillery 47th Divisional Ammuntion Column Read their Story.

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