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19th February 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

19th February 1918

On this day:

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    Lieutenant-Colonel Kelly returned from leave and resumed command. Major Brew at three days conference with President Corps Commander Sir Ivor H Maxse.

    One man killed and one wounded.

    War Diaries

  • U-Boat Index - WW1   KUK U-41 Austrian Submarine.

    Type U-27 Shipyard Ordered Launched 11th November 1917 Commissioned 19th February 1918

    19 Feb 1918 - 31 Oct 1918 Edgar Wolf

    No flotilla information available

    Successes 1 ship sunk with a total of 4,604 tons.
    13 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U41 Edgar Wolf Amiral Charner 4,604 fr

    Fate Scrapped in 1920

    John Doran

  •    BRAY

    Cleaning up & reorganisation of platoons, baths, conference re training.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 19th Feb 1918 Escapes

  • 19th Feb 1918 Bands Play

  • 19th Feb 1918 Working Parties

  • 19th Feb 1918 Quiet

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Able Sea. Patrick Beashel. SS Beacon Light Read their Story.
  • Frmn. William Beashel. SS Beacon Light Read their Story.
  • Fmn. Cornelius Collins. S.S. Barrowmore Read their Story.
  • Sjt. Jack East. Middlesex 2nd/10th Btn. Read their Story.

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