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

29th May 1918

On this day:

  • 29th May 1918 29th Btn MGC in Action

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

    The day passed quietly on this front. The Battalion was relieved in the right sub-sector by the 2nd Royal Irish Rifles, 107th Infantry Brigade, and on relief moved by light railway to Hospital Farm Camp. In spite of hostile shelling on the entraining point, no casualties were suffered during the relief.

    Total casualties during this tour: 3 Other Ranks died of wounds, 2 wounded, 1 self-inflicted, 1 W-(?)-D.

    Fighting strength: 34 Officers, 974 Other Ranks.

    On relief the 108th Infantry Brigade moved into Divisional Reserve.

    War Diaries

  • 29th May 1918 Ongoing Action


    29th 30th 31st May. Ceremonial parades & Coy training.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 29th May 1918 Training

  • 29th May 1918 Training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. William Oswald Allen. West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Btn.
  • Cpl. Charles Fisher. London Regiment 2nd/24th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Cpl. Charles Fisher. London Regiment 2/24th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Timothy Herron. Northumberland Fusiliers 12th/13th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert James McCombie. London Regiment 10th Btn.
  • Pte. William Nutter. Royal Army Medical Corps 76th Field Ambulance Read their Story.
  • Pte. Owen Arthur Owen. King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. Herbert Maurice Smith. Royal Berkshire Regiment 2/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Arthur John Truett. Durham Light Infantry 15th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Tucker Wild. South Lancashire Regiment 8th Btn Read their Story.

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