The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
29th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Lewis Gun Section from each Company fire at improvised range in the morning. Lecture given by the Commanding Officer in the afternoon. One Company is allowed off usual work party in order to do some training on following day.
- X Class Zeppelin Zeppelin LZ113 (L71)
- Production Ref: LZ113
- Class type : X
- Tactical ref: L71
- Usage: Military
- First Flight: 29th July 1918
This airship was not used during the war and in 1920 it was ordered to be transferred to Britain in the context of war reparations. It was scrapped at short notice when the hangar was required for the damaged British R36.
- GRAND SEC BOIS
A quiet day. Working party of 300 all ranks working at night on Z Line.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 29th Jul 1918 In Support
- 29th Jul 1918 Patrols
- 29th Jul 1918 Reliefs
- 29th of July 1918 Gas Concentration Fired
Can you add to this factual information? Do you know the whereabouts of a unit on a particular day? Do you have a copy of an official war diary entry? Details of an an incident? The loss of a ship? A letter, postcard, photo or any other interesting snipts?
If your information relates only to an individual, eg. enlistment, award of a medal or death, please use this form: Add a story.
Want to know more?
There are:7 articles tagged with this date available in our Library These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.
Items from the Home Front Archive
Do you have any letters, photos, postcards, documents or memorabilia from the Great War? We would love to include copies. Please use this form to submit diary entries and letters or photographs for this new Section: add to this archive.
The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers.
This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors.
The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.
If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small
to help with the costs of keeping the site running.
The Wartime Memories Project Website
is archived for preservation by the British Library
Website © Copyright MCMXCIX - MMXVII
- All Rights Reserved