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4th February 1918 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

4th February 1918

On this day:

  • Daily Activity   9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.

    1030. Six enemy 105mm high explosives fired on B13d. We made a reconnaissance of our wire from B.17.a.1.2 to B.17.a.4.2 and found it in good order. Emplacement at B.17.a.8.7 destroyed by our shelling.

    1730. Relieved by 12 Royal Irish Rifles and moved to Brigade support B.20.c with one Company at B.15.c.

    War Diaries


    Preparations for going into line (ARLEUX SECTOR L1)

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 4th Feb 1918 Working Parties and Training

  • 4th Feb 1918 Working Parties

  • 4th Feb 1918 In Billets

  • 4th Feb 1918 Football

  • 4th Feb 1918 Working Parties

  • 4th Feb 1918 Shelling

  • 2nd Apr 1918 Trench Work

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Charles Frost. Leinster Regiment 2nd Battalion Read their Story.
  • Private William Hunter. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th Btn Read their Story.

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