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29th 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

29th July 1918

On 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.

    War Diaries

  • 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.

    John Doran


    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

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Rfn. William Albert Christie. NZ Rifle Brigade3 Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Arthur Millard. Middlesex Regiment 23rd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Gnr. R. J. Ross. Royal Field Artillery 173rd Brigade, B Bty Read their Story.
  • Pte. William White. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 8th Battalion Read their Story.

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