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30th 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

30th July 1918

On this day:

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

    Mont des Cats.

    Different Lewis Gun Sections fire at range. 'A' Company carries on with training during day. Usual work party at night.

    War Diaries

  • Increase in size 37th Siege Battery   59th Heavy Artillery Brigade

    37th SB received notification that they would be raised to a 6 gun battery by the addition of a section of the 510th SB arriving at Hauke on 1st August.

    War Diaries


    Quiet day. Working party as for yesterday. Last night the Division on our right advanced & took MERRIS with approx. 200 prisoners.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 30th Jul 1918 Under Shellfire

  • 30th Jul 1918 Trench Work

  • 30th Jul 1918 In Action

  • 30th Jul 1918 Artillery Active

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. George Ainley. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • 2nd Lt. Charles St Aubyn Clarke. Punjabis 74th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Amos Eady. Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion
  • Oscar Fisher. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Smith. East Lancashire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Charles Smith. East Lancashire Regiment 1st Btn. Read their Story.

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