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

19th April 1918

On this day:

  • Quiet Day   A quiet day was spent by the 6th West Riding Regt in the Army line. At midnight the battalion withdrew to the vicinity of map reference R24c, sheet 27, just west of Mont Noir. The only casualty on this day was 266657 Private F. Nicholas (Wounded).


    Moved from L’HOFFAND round the NW of HAZEBROUCK (to avoid the shelling) to LE GD HASARD and billeted in a camp at D.14.b.2.7. details and last two drafts joining us here. A good deal of bombing (aeroplanes) during the night.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 19th Apr 1918 Reliefs

  • 19th Apr 1918 Relief

  • 19th Apr 1918 Orders Received

  • 19th Apr 1918 Training

  • 19th of April 1918 Retaliations

  • 19th Apr 1918 On the Move

  • 19th of April 1918 A Quiet Day

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. John Bidewell. London Regiment 1/8th Btn.
  • Sgt. Charles William Blinco. DCM. Suffolk Regiment 2nd Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas James Boatman. North Staffordshire Regiment 8th Battalion
  • Pte. William Deakin. North Staffordshire Rgt. 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Edgar Devine. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte Alfred Edward Firth. Middlesex Regt. 1st. Bn
  • Sgt. Oscar Reginald Hazell. MM. Suffolk Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Jones. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4th Bn
  • Sgt. Frank Thomas Libby. MM. London Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Albert Mitchell. Middlesex Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sig. Frederick Richmond. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Rflmn. Albert Edward Southgate. City of London Rifles 6th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Sunderland. The Kings (Liverpool Regiment) 14th Btn. Read their Story.

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