Tag: Kaiserschlacht

March 24 – Roll of Honour

On this day in 1918, 94 men of the Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion, died in action when they fought to the last man at Cugny, south of St Quentin. See Notes below. Kaiserschlacht in Photos: By 27/03/1918 the Germans had taken Albert, which…

March 21 – Roll of Honour

The Roll today is dominated by the records of over thirty who fell in the retreat from St Quentin in the German ‘Kaiserschlacht’ Spring Offensive on Thursday 21st March 1918. 966 men died in 10 days, 5000 were taken pow, the VC was awarded…