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25th 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

25th June 1918

On this day:

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

    The Battalion moved to the musketry camp, Cormette, by train from Proven to St Omer. Strength 30 Officers, 670 Other Ranks.

    War Diaries


    15th WEST YORKS REGT on our left were relieved by 2nd ROYAL FUSILIERS (lent from 29th Div) to go out to train for an attack on LA BECQUE following the attack of the YORK & LANCS on ANKLE FARM. D Coy took over 4 more posts to the left from WEST YORKS REGT. Some gas shelling around Battalion HQ and PETIT SEC BOIS. MG Platoon C Coy dug 2 posts & wired them at E.23.a. central facing SE for their own occupation on night of attack. 1 OR killed while digging them by machine gun.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 25th Jun 1918 Training

  • 25th Jun 1918 Into Position

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  • Sgt. Ralph Austin Brabazon. 5th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Aylmer Allsworth Davison. London Regiment 1/28th (Artists Rifles) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Walter Dossett. York and Lancaster Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. Reginald William Hancock. Royal Engineers Z Special Coy. Read their Story.

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