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



19th January 1918

On this day:


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

    Grand Seraucourt. Sheet 66cNW 1/20,000.

    Strength: 39 Officers, 866 Other Ranks, 39 horses, 16 mules. Decrease: Two Other Ranks.

  • No 3 Squadron Australian Flying Corps formed   No 69 squadron is re-designated No 3 Squadron Australian Flying Corps on 19th of January 1918

  •    ARLEUX SECTOR

    Trenches forward of HENIN LIEVIN Line practically impassable. Battalion relieves 18th W YORKS REGT in the front line over the top, commencing 5pm relief complete 8pm. Daylight relief impossible. Disposition of Coy’s – ARLEUX POST A & B Coy’s. OC Post Lt McCONNELL. OAK POST C Coy. OC 2Lt OLDFIELD. TOMMY POST D Coy. Lt ARMSTRONG OC post.

  • No 4 Squadron Australian Flying Corps formed   On 19 January 1918 No 71 Squadron was redesignated as No 4 Sqn Australian Flying Corps





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