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28th October 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 October 1918

On this day:


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

    Hulste.

    Weather fine. Men in good spirits after night's rest, received kindly attention from civil population who cooked the men's food etc.

    War Diaries


  • 30th SB rejoins Brigade   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade

    30th SB moved up from Ypres, where they had remained parked since the beginning of the Flanders battles owing to their lorries not being available. The battery crossed the (river) Lys today and parked in Harlebeke.

    War Diaries


  • 28th October 1918 Rest period and reinforcements

  •    The drums of the 24th Btn London Regiment took part in the formal entry into entry into Lille.

  • 28th Oct 1918 Artillery in Action

  • 28th Oct 1918 Long Marches

  • 28th Oct 1918 Training

  • 28th of October 1918 A Relief and a Fire

  • 28th of October 1918 Moving Out





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Cadet Roland Latimer Bradshaw. 8th Cadet Wing. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Ernest Hufton. Northumberland Fusliers 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Francis Meshack Jowett. Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards) 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Francis Meshack Jowett. Yorkshire Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Purvis. Royal Army Medical Corps 20th Coy. Read their Story.
  • Drvr. W. J. Spooner. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade Read their Story.
  • Pte. Eric Francis Stofer. Suffolk Regiment 11th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas John Thompson. Gloucestershire Regiment 1st Battalion, B Coy. Read their Story.

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