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23rd 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

23rd July 1918

On this day:

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

    Day was quiet. Same patrol at night but no bodies were found. The Battalion was relieved by the 9th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and moved with the remainder of Brigade into Divisional Reserve at Spotterke (R.15.d.10.70). Total casualties: 2 Officers and 4 Other Ranks missing, 11 wounded.

    War Diaries

  • 1st Herefords in action at Parcy Tigny   1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment and the other units of 102nd Brigade, 34th Division were in action, in conjunction with the French, at Parcy Tigny.


    Relief complete 3.15am. Moved back to Brigade Reserve into camp near MORBECQUE.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 23rd Jul 1918 Advance Made

  • 23rd Jul 1918 Ready

  • 23rd Jul 1918 Working Parties

  • 23rd Jul 1918 Relief

  • 23rd Jul 1918 On the Move

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Private Thomas Henry Bache. Sherwood Foresters Notts & Derby Rgt 2nd Bn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Carse. Cameronians Scottish Rifles 9th Btn.
  • Pte. Thomas Cotton. Royal Tank Corps 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Harvey Gray. Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Private John Kilbride. Kings Own Scottish Borderers 7th and 8th Battalions
  • Pte. Hugh Alexander Snowie. Queen's Own Royal Camerons 5th Btn.
  • Pte. Arthur John Vesty. West Yorkshire Regiment 1st/8th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Jesse Wilson. Cheshire Regiment 1/7th Btn.

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