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18th September 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 September 1917

On this day:


  • Daily Activity   9th (Service) Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (K2) later (from 25th Sep.1917) 9th Bn (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Ruyaulcourt.

    Parades and working parties as usual.

  • 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.

  • 18th Sep 1917 Training

  • 18th Sep 1917 Route March

  • 18th Sep 1917 Training





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • AM1. L. K.H. Bailey. 1st Bde. HQ. 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.

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