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18th November 1917 - 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 November 1917

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move   16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers march from Turco Farm to Brake Camp, near Poperinghe where they receive orders for an attack. The battalion is to be attached to 97 Brigade as counter-attack troops.

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

    Barastre O.16 (centre).

    Battalion moved from Bertincourt and is comfortably encamped in Adrian and Nissen Huts and tents.

    War Diaries


  • 18th Nov 1917 Church Parade

  • 18th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 18th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 18th Nov 1917 On the March

  • 18th Nov 1917 Working Parties

  • 18th Nov 1917 In Support

  • 18th of November 1917 Enough is enough





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Gnr. Frederick Baron. Royal Field Artillery 210th Field Battery Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Frederick Baron. Royal Field Artillery 210 Bde, B Bty Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ellis Beamer. Machine Gun Corps 229th Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Ellis Beamer. Machine Gun Corps 229th Coy. Read their Story.
  • Act Col Sgt. William Johnson. Worcestershire Regiment 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Edward Ambrose Wales. Northumberland Fusiliers 22nd Btn. Read their Story.

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