Discover the key dates, significant events and Salford people's stories that played a part in World War One. Our special timeline charts the important dates throughout the period 1913 to 1919.

Click on a year and month to find out what happened when and how the war impacted on Salford and its people.

  • Jan 1918
  • Feb 1918
  • Mar 1918
  • Apr 1918
  • 16 February 1918
    20th Battalion disbanded.

    16 February 1918
    4th Salford Pals disbanded in Belgium.

    25 February 1918
    Rationing of meat and fats begins in London and Home Counties.

    April
    Rationing of meat and fats extended across Britain.

    1 April 1918
    Royal Air Force and Women's Royal Air Force established.

  • May 1918
  • Jun 1918
  • Jul 1918
  • Aug 1918
  • May
    First cases of Spanish Flu in Britain, beginning in Glasgow.

    10 June 1918
    Representation of the People Act - women over 30 get the vote, conscientious objectors lose it.

    8 August 1918
    Education Bill raises school leaving age to 14.

  • Sep 1918
  • Oct 1918
  • Nov 1918
  • Dec 1918
  • 28 October 1918
    Spanish Flu peaks in Britain.

    11 November 1918
    Germany signs the armistice at Compiegne, France. Fighting ends on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

    14 December 1918
    Conservative-Liberal coalition wins General Election, women vote for first time.