Search results for 29 September 1918.

To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets!


On 29 September 1918, the 46th (North Midland )Division crossed the St Quentin Canal. To do this with a 3,000 life-jackets were sourced and supplied to the British Soldiers.  In this article the author argues that supply and logistics in this action and others during the Hundred Days played a highly significant role in achieving the final victory …

Commemorating the restoration of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial


In glorious weather on the once British-held part of the Western Front, Western Front Association Chairman Colin Wagstaff and WFA European Officer Any Tongue took part alongside VIPs, dignitaries and guests in the rededication of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial. (Next to the newly rededicated Riqueval Bridge Memorial) In attendance were the great …