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25th May 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 May 1918

On this day:

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

    The day passed quietly. At 0330 and 1630 C.22.e was lightly shelled by 4.5 inch howitzers east sector of our lines at 1115 and were unsuccessfully engaged. Nothing of importance occurred during the day.

    War Diaries


    Relief complete 12.20am. Quiet relief. Battalion embussed NW of CAESTRE moving off at about 4am via St SYLVESTRE CAPPELL, CASSELL, ARQUES to HEURINGHEM. Debussed here and marched to CAMPAGNE.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 25th May 1918 Working Parties and Training

  • 25th May 1918 Reliefs

  • 25th May 1918 On the Move

  • 25th May 1918 Under Fire

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James Cann. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Daniel Clarke. Sherwood Foresters 12th (Pioneers) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Thomas Harry Hubble. MM. Royal Field Artillery 8th Battery, 174 Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. Frank Lewis. Devonshire Regiment 3rd. Labour Coy. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Joseph Bowes Wilson. Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Btn. Read their Story.

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