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

22nd September 1918

On this day:

  • 8th East Surrey's in action   8th Battalion East Surrey Regiment moved to the Salcourt area on 16th Sept then proceeded to Villers-Faucon where on 18th Sept a gas attack took place, then fought their way to the outskirts of Ronssoy, Templeux-Le-Guerard which was re-taken on the 18th Sept.

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


    Roman Catholic Church Parade at 1100. Church of England Church Parade with band at 1100. Court Martials of Privates Smith and Crockin promulgated. Football in afternoon.

    War Diaries

  • Move to new forward positions   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade

    37th, 335th and 350th SB's each moved 1 section forward to new positions in preparation for the battle.

    War Diaries

  • 22nd Sep 1918 Attack Made

  • 22nd Sep 1918 Gas Shells

  • 22nd Sep 1918 Reliefs

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • 2nd Lt. William John Board. Royal Field Artillery 130th Brigade Ammunition Column Read their Story.
  • L/Col. Frederick Hoysted Bradley. DSO. 15th Field Ambulance Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Edward James Harris. Sherwood Foresters 10th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. M. Healy. East Surrey Regiment 8th Btn Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas William Mattock. East Kent (The Buffs) Regiment 6th Btn.
  • Mjr. Campbell McNeill McCormack. MID, MC & 2Bars. Royal Army Medical Corps 15th Field Ambulance Read their Story.

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