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28th July 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

28th July 1918

On this day:

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

    Church Parade was held in the afternoon and part of Battalion bathed at transport lines. Battalion engaged on usual work party at night.

    War Diaries

  • Croix de Guerre for 8th West Yorks   Croix de Guerre awarded to 8th Battalion West Yorks Regiment following successful campaign at Montage de Bligny. 33 men lost their lives and are buried at the British Cemetery, Chambrecy


    Sunday. Church parade. Moved forward to relieve the 24th ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS in reserve to the left Brigade. A & B Coy’s in GRAND MARQUETTE FARM. C Coy in trenches GRAND SEC BOIS. D Coy in A LA PROMENADE FARM. Relief complete 10.56pm. In right front 13th YORK & LANCASTER REGT. In left front 15th WEST YORKS REGT. On our right the 92nd Brigade. On our left the 119th Bde. 40th Div.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 28th Jul 1918 On the March

  • 28th Jul 1918 Preparations

  • 28th Jul 1918 In Action

  • 28th Jul 1918 Operations

  • 28th Jul 1918 Training

  • 28th of July 1918 Howitzers Fire Gas

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William George Clarke. Devonshire Regiment 1/5th (Prince of Wales's) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Edward Hunt. South Staffordshire Regiment 7th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Sgt. Harry Speight. DCM. West Yorkshire Regiment 8th (Leeds Rifles) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Reid Wards. Seaforth Highlanders 8th Btn. Read their Story.

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