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



30th August 1918

On this day:


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

    Reference Sheet 27 Belgium and France 1/40000. St Sylvestre Capelle.

    Arrival was complete at 0400. Companies were paid and inspections were held. Equipment was cleaned. Battalion standing-to all day. Battalion move at 1900 by light railway to Godewaersvelde, thence by march route to billets at Mont des Cats.

    Relieve 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, relief completed by midnight.

    War Diaries


  • 30th August 1918 Move to billets Wizernes

  • 30 Aug 1918 Reliefs

  • 30th Aug 1918 Reorganisation

  • 30th Aug 1918 Under Shellfire

  • 30th Aug 1918 On the Move

  • 30th of August 1918 A Move Forward





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • 2nd Lt Harris Hartas Anson. West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons) 5th Btn
  • Pte. P. Bramwell. Cheshire Regiment 15th Btn.
  • Pte. William Day. Notts and Derbys (Sherwood Foresters) 10th Battalion Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Dickinson. Manchester Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Benjamin Haizelden. London Regiment 2nd/10th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. George Holbrook. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1st Garrison Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Reginald William Jones. Royal Army Medical Corps 72nd Field Ambulance
  • Pte. Ernest Waters. Manchester Regiment 1/8th Btn.

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