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21st June 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

21st June 1918

On this day:

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

    Training continued as on previous days, each Company carrying out a flag attack. A successful Battalion concert held in the evening.

    War Diaries


    Fine weather, very quiet. B Coy move up to PETIT SEC BOIS SP (tactically under 1st WEST YORKS REGT) C Coy move to B Coy’s old position leaving 1 officer & 2 platoons in position previously held. Dispositions then were – A Coy SWARTENBROUGH SP. B Coy PETIT SEC BOIS SP. C Coy Headquarters and two platoons at E.7.a.25.95. D Coy at farm A LA PROMENADE D.12.a.3.1.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 21st Jun 1918 Working Parties

  • 21st Jun 1918 Training

  • 21st Jun 1918 Working Parties

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  • Lt. Thomas Henry Britton. MC. Australian Infantry 34th Battalion Read their Story.
  • L/Bdr. William Robert John Savill. Royal Field Artillery 3rd Bde. 18th Bty. Read their Story.
  • L/Bmdr. William Robert John Savill. Royal Field Artillery 18th Bty, 3rd Bde. Read their Story.

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