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18th October 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 October 1918

On this day:


  • Medals Presented   9th (North Irish Horse) Btn, Royal Irish Fusiliers paraded at 10am for presentation of medal ribbons by the Divisional Commander at which he gave a short address.

    War Diaries


  • Further Advances   The remaining section of 37th SB, 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade moved forward and joined the battery near Hulste.

    War Diaries


  • 18th Oct 1918 On standby

  • 18th Oct 1918 Reliefs

  • 18th of October 1918 Moving Forward

  • 18th Oct 1918 Route March

  • Ammunition   106th Field Cot RE spend two days at Le Chateau replenishing stocks of ammunition.





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Drvr. Walter Henry Ascott. Royal Field Artillery 223rd Brigade, D (H) Bty. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Henry Rivers Burr. Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. Edward Buttery. King's Royal Rifle Corps 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Carstang. Labour Corps Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Cassidy. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion
  • Gdsm. Noah Clarke. Grenadier Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Noah Clarke. Grenadier Guards 3rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Garstang. Labour Corps Read their Story.
  • Chaplain. Theodore Bailey Hardy. VC. DSO. MC Army Chaplains Dept. Att. 8th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred George Harris. Wiltshire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. D. Jones. South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frederick Charles Leach. Wiltshire Regiment 6th Btn.
  • Pte. Walter Pawson. Cheshire Regiment 2nd Btn.
  • 2nd Lt. Robert Locke Stewart. Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Mountain Bty. Read their Story.
  • Bmdr. Charles Alley Tattam. Royal Garrison Artillery 29th Siege Bty. Read their Story.

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