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23rd October 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 October 1918

On this day:


  • Fire at Lemington Munitions Works   A fire at Lemmington Munitions Works was sucessfully extinquished.

    http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=74798


  • On the Move   9th (North Irish Horse), Royal Irish Fusiliers report "1st Royal Irish Fusiliers reached Heinweg [Heirweg?] but French were held up on railway. At 1330 Battalion moved to Leemput (I.4.b).

    Strength of Battalion: 15 Officers, 350 Other Ranks."

    War Diaries


  • 23rd Oct 1918 Further Action

  • 23rd Oct 1918 2nd Argylls in action

  • 23rd Oct 1918 Guns moved up

  • 23rd Oct 1918 In Billets

  • 23rd Oct 1918 Training & Sports

  • 23rd of October 1918 Active Batteries

  • 23rd Oct 1918 Route March & Working Parties





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  These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.




Remembering those who died this day.

  • L/Cpl. Fred Breed. Scottish Rifles 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Drv. Edward Briscoe. Royal Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Connor. Wiltshire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Donnelly. South Staffordshire Regiment 1st Garrison Btn. Read their Story.
  • Dvr. John Thomas Eastwood. 107th Bde, B Bty.
  • Rfmn. Sidney Gentle. Royal Irish Rifles 15th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Benjamin John Hart. Manchester Regiment 20th Btn.
  • Sapper Edgar John Heap. Royal Engineers 130th Field Company
  • Pte. George Thomas Kirk. Lancashire Fusiliers 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. William Urwin Clifford Knox. Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Hanry James Nicholas. VC, MM. Canterbury Regiment 12th Nelson Coy. 1st Bn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Henry James Nicholas. VC, MM. Canterbury Infantry Regiment 1st Btn Read their Story.
  • CSM. Joseph Robinson. MM. Durham Light Infantry 15th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Capt. Edward Roy Taylor. MC. South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Wild. Sherwood Foresters 11th Btn.
  • Pte. James Worrall. Royal Field Artillery 282 Brigade, A Bty. Read their Story.

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