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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

26th October 1918

On this day:

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

    Weather very fine. Positions captured during 25th consolidated. German observation balloon brought down by our aeroplanes near Worteghem.

    War Diaries

  • 26th October 1918 

  • Kent Heavy Battery endure shelling   Home Counties (Kent) Heavy Battery, RGA was at Pont-a-Pierre and being heavily shelled

  • 26th Oct 1918 Guns Prepared

  • 26th Oct 1918 Drill and Games

  • 26th Oct 1918 On the March

  • 26th Oct 1918 On the March

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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.

  • Gnr. Frank Body. Royal Field Artillery 256 Bde.
  • Pte. Edward Bradshaw. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Edward Bradshaw. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. John Vincent Hutchison Cleaver. New Zealand Field Artillery Read their Story.
  • Drvr. Richard Gill. Royal Horse Artillery "K" Bty. 4th Bde. Read their Story.
  • Act. Bmbdr. John E. Hicks. Royal Horse Artillery 20th Bgde. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. James Malcolm Inglis. Royal Irish Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Leslie Stoner Inman. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. Benjamen Josey. Royal Berkshire 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Sgt. William Mulvey. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. H. G. Woodward. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, C Bty Read their Story.

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