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

29th August 1918

On this day:

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

    Training under Company arrangements in the forenoon and Colonel Kelly addressed the Battalion, congratulating it on the recent success. In the afternoon he addressed the Officers on the training for the coming fortnight when the Division would be out resting.

    At night the Battalion was relieved by the 15th Sherwood Foresters and moved into Corps Reserve at P.20.a.60.27 via Godewaersvelde, Eecke, and crossroads at P.30.a.05.22.

    War Diaries

  • 2/4th Loyals assault Dracourt-Quent line   2nd/4th Bn The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment are engaged in the Battle of the Scarpe 29th/30th August and the assault on the Dracourt-Quent line, the northern extension of the Hindenburg Line.

  • 29th August 1918 Relief and relocation

  • 29th Aug 1918 On the Move

  • 29th Aug 1918 Advance

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Herbert George Auburn. East Kent Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Hugh Bartlem. Royal West Surrey Regiment 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Francis Bruce. Seaforth Highlanders 1st/5th Btn.
  • Pte. Robert Watson Golan Finlayson. Gordon Highlanders 1st Btn Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Lionel James Heaton. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 3rd Bn Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Arthur Albert Pelham. Royal Field Artillery 110th Brigade Read their Story.
  • Gnr. Valentine Harte Pinchen. Royal Garrison Artillery 110th Siege Battery Read their Story.
  • Lt. Cecil Howell Sewell. VC Tank Corps 3rd (Light) Tank Bn. Read their Story.

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