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19th July 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 July 1918

On this day:

  • 19th July 1916 Route march

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

    Meulehouck (right of left sub-sector).

    0800. The 9th Division on our right captured Meteren. Enemy retaliation was slight. One hit with small shell on Battalion Headquarters. The night was fairly quiet with light artillery activity.

    War Diaries


    An attempt was made to advance the line on the Brigade front by infiltration of infantry. See appendix A.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 19th Jul 1918 On the March

  • 19th Jul 1918 Cleaning up

  • 19th Jul 1918 Trench Raid

  • 19th Jul 1918 Under Fire

  • 19th of July 1918 9th Division Attack

  • 19th Jul 1918 On the March

  • 19th Jul 1918 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Arthur Briggs. Notts and Derby Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alfred Dunn. Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Henderson. Gordon Highlanders 1st/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Cyril John Spink. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, B Bty Read their Story.
  • Ord.Sea. George Thomas Watts. HMS Anchusa Read their Story.
  • Lt. W. A. Yeulett. DFC Read their Story.
  • Lt. Walter Albert "Toby" Yeulett. DFC. Read their Story.

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