The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
18th October 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Improvements being carried out in our reserve billets with pathway to Battalion Headquarters levelled and the Officers' Ante-room nearing completion.
The following 2nd Lieutenants are granted permission to wear badges of Lieutenant pending Gazette: E.J.L Turner, J Woods, J.A Cooke, E Hamilton, and I.E McCausland.
The 8/9 Rifles beat our Soccer team at Equancourt by one goal to nil after an excellent game.
- Second Leave for 106th Coy RE 106th Coy Royal Engineers 2nd Leave at La Preial, the rest area was Bethune where it was very quiet.
- 18th Oct 1917 9th York & Lancs relieve 8th KOYLI
- 18th Oct 1917 Guns Dismantled
- IN SUPPORT (ARLEUX)
Quiet day: weather bright and fine.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 18th Oct 1917 Into Town
- 18th Oct 1917 Training & Football
- 18th Oct 1917 Shelling
- 18th Oct 1917 In the Front Line
- 18th Oct 1917 Special Work
- 18th Oct 1917 Training
- 18th of October 1917 TMs Bombard Wire
- 18th Oct 1917 In the Trenches
- 18th of October 1917 Quiet at the front
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