You are not logged in.
18th September 1917 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to accept cookies.

If you enjoy this site please consider making a donation.

    Site Home

    Great War


    Add Stories & Photos


    Allied Army

    Day by Day

    War in the Air

    Prisoners of War

    War at Sea

    Training for War

    The Battles

    Those Who Served


    Civilian Service

    Women at War

    Life on Home Front

    Central Powers Army

    Central Powers Navy


    World War Two


    Add Stories & Photos

    Time Capsule


    Help & FAQ's

    Our Facebook Page




    Contact us

    Great War Books



World War 1 One ww1 wwII greatwar great

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

18th September 1917

On this day:

  • Working Parties   9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers are at Ruyaulcourt engaged in Parades and working parties as usual.

    9th Royal Irish Fusiliers diary WO 95/2505/2

  • 18th September 1917 Return to billets

  • 18th Sep 1917 9th York & Lancs relieved

  • 18th Sep 1917 New Guns

  •    BRAY

    Preparation for moving into the trenches. Boxing and tug-of-war competitions during the afternoon.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 18th Sep 1917 Training

  • 18th Sep 1917 Route March

  • 18th Sep 1917 Training

  • 18th Sep 1917 On the March

  • 18th of September 1917 In to town

  • 18th Sep 1917 Working Parties

Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?

If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.

Want to know more?

There are:11 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.

  • AM1. L. K.H. Bailey. 1st Bde. HQ. Read their Story.
  • CPO Henry Birch. HMS Contest Read their Story.
  • Spr. Charles Sybil Adlamn Campbell. 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Able Sea. Thomas Bosworth Collings. HMS Contest
  • Pte. Harold A. Howard. Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Harold Howard. Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Stoker 1st class David Joseph Williams. HMS Contest Read their Story.

    Add a name to this list.

  • Items from the Home Front Archive

    Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.

    Select another Date
    Day:  Month:   Year:

    The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.

    This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.

    If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small to help with the costs of keeping the site running.

    Hosted by:

    The Wartime Memories Project Website

    is archived for preservation by the British Library

    Website Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVII
    - All Rights Reserved