1918 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1918 in the United Kingdom. This year sees the end of the First World War after four years, which Britain and its allies won (beginning the Interwar period), and a major advance in women's suffrage.

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2nd Lt Wilfred Owen, killed a week before the Armistice

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  • 25 March – Walter Tull, footballer and first Black infantry officer to serve in the British Army (killed in action) (born 1888)
  • 1 April – Isaac Rosenberg, painter and poet (killed in action) (born 1890)
  • 7 October – Hubert Parry, composer (born 1848)
  • 4 November – Wilfred Owen, poet (killed in action) (born 1893)
  • 9 November – Peter Lumsden, Scottish Indian Army general (born 1829)
  • 29 November – Thomas Allinson, physician and dietetic reformer (born 1858)
  • 27 December – Birt Acres, American-born pioneer of cinematography (born 1854)

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References[edit]

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  6. ^ "Carpathia Sunk; 5 of Crew Killed" (PDF). The New York Times. 20 July 1918. p. 4. 
  7. ^ Berry, George (1970). Discovering Schools. Tring: Shire Publications. ISBN 0-85263-091-3. 
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  9. ^ Biger, Gideon (2004). The Boundaries of Modern Palestine, 1840–1947. London: Routledge. pp. 55, 164. ISBN 978-0-7146-5654-0. Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
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  12. ^ Ward, Margaret (1983). Unmanageable Revolutionaries: Women and Irish nationalism. London: Pluto Press. p. 137. ISBN 0-86104-700-1. 

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