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26th 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

26th June 1918

On this day:

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


    Battalion paraded at 0900 for physical drill. Lecture by Commanding Officer to all Officers and Section Commanders from 0910. From 1100 to 1400 on range for firing. Gas lecture by Division Gas Officer in afternoon.

    War Diaries


    Quiet during day with some heavy shelling towards evening. At night about 11.0pm D & C two front line Coy’s vacated their trenches and lay up behind the parados to give room for 13th YORK & LANCS REGT Coy’s. D Coy finally inspected footbridges over the dyke from E.17.c.1.3. to E.17.c.00.15. and placed spare footbridge behind the parados in readiness should the bridges be broken. No 9 Platoon & double section Lewis Guns of No 11 Platoon C Coy under command of 2Lt W ALLBEURY who had been ordered to form a defensive right flank linking up with the flank of the YORK & LANCS REGT E.23.a.80.55. & with our front line E.23.c.3.2. left the front line trench & lay forward of our line before ZERO which was timed 12.30am 27.6.18.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 26th Jun 1918 Working Parties

  • 26th Jun 1918 Training

  • 26th Jun 1918 Into Support

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Andrew Mitchell Allison. 33rd Btn.
  • 2nd Lt. Harold Charles Davis. RFC/RAF Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Harold Charles Davis. 104 Squadron Read their Story.
  • Pte. George North. Kings Liverpool Regiment 4th Btn.
  • Pte. James Statham. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 15th Btn. Read their Story.

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