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



18th October 1916

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There are:13 articles tagged with this date available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.




Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Thomas Beck. Northumberland Fusiliers 13th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Reginald Benton. Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Lt. Arthur Henry Brown. 1st Regt. Infantry Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harry T. Farr. West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur Jackson Hilditch. Kings Liverpool Regiment 18th Battalion
  • Pte. Arthur Jackson Hilditch. Liverpool Kings Regiment 18th Btn.
  • Pte Arthur Jackson Hilditch. Kings (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Patrick Kane. Royal Engineers 1st/3rd Durham Field Company Read their Story.
  • Pte. Richard Edward Martin. Hampshire Rgt. 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Ernest Leonard Mingo. Rifle Brigade
  • Pte. John Edward O'Kell. Black Watch 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. William Henry Pudney. Essex Regiment 9th Battalion
  • Pte. John Rowan. Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Symington. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 10th Btn.
  • L/Sjt. George Young. The Royal Scots 17th (Service) Battalion (Rosebery's) Read their Story.

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