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War Diary, 1/18th London Regiment – January 1918

1st to 4th January – Bouzincourt.

In Army Reserve – Training.

Tactical Scheme.


5th January – Bertincourt.

Left Bouzincourt by tactical train and moved to Bertincourt.


6th January – In Line.  

Moved into line. Relieved 7th East Yorks Regt in SUPPORT near Flesquieres.


7th January – In Line.

Quiet – Bttn relieved 10th Yorks.


8th/ 9th January – In Line.    

Quiet.


10th January – In Line.

Heavy hostile shelling from 8.15 pm to 9.15 pm.


11th to 14th January – In Reserve.

Relieved by 19th Bn London Regt and moved into Reserve.


15th to 17th January – In Line.                         –

Relieved 19th Bn London Regt in line – quiet.


18th to 23rd January – Bertincourt.

Relieved by 22nd Bn London Regt and moved into Division Reserve at Bertincourt.

Divisional Commander’s Inspection on 22nd.


24th to 27th January – In Line.

Relieved 8th Bn London Regt in Centre Section Flesquieres right – quiet.


28th to 31st January – In Reserve.  

Relieved by 17th Bn London Regt and moved into Reserve.