The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
20th October 1918On this day:
- Baths 9th (North Irish Horse) Btn, Royal Irish Fusiliers.
moved at 08.00 via Drie Masten, Winkle St Eloi, Lendelede to area B.19.c.25.20. In the afternoon Battalion bathes at Lendelede in German baths. Moved at 2230 via Hulste to area B.24.a.
- Crossing the River Lys. 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade report "II Corps forced a passage over the River Lys during the night of 19th/20th and attacked at 0600 from the other side. Good progress made by 9th Division (on the right), but the 36th Division on the left was held up and formed a flank only."
- 20th Oct 1918 On the Move
- 20th Oct 1918 Advance
- 20th Oct 1918 Attack Made
- 20th Oct 1918 Training & Sports
- 20th of October 1918 II Corps Advances
- 20th Oct 1918 Church Parade
- 20th Oct 1918 In Action
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. John Willie Barlow. Yorks and Lancs Rgt. 6th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Albert Bowling. Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Albert Bowling. Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Duncan Campbell. Labour Corps Read their Story. Dvr. Francis Carroll. Royal Field Artillery 307th Brigade Read their Story. Pte S Charlton. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story. Pte. John Connolly. Leinster Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story. Gnr. Charles Reginald Jones. Royal Field Artillery 161st Bgde., "B" Bty. Pte. Robert William Maule. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Battalion Pte Thomas Nocton. Northumberland Fusiliers 19th Btn Read their Story. Pte. Fred Smith. Welsh Guards 1st Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Walter Andrew Thornton. Manchester Regiment 9th Battalion
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