The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
25th June 1918On 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.
- VIEUX BERQUIN
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
Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?
If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.
Want to know more?
There are:4 articles tagged with this date available in our Library These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.
Items from the Home Front Archive
Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.
The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.
This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors.
The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.
If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small
to help with the costs of keeping the site running.
The Wartime Memories Project Website
is archived for preservation by the British Library
Website © Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVII
- All Rights Reserved