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5th February 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
- Croix de Guerre (Belgian) to Corporal E.A Godeon (MC) and Acting Corporal W Knaggs (MM), D Company.
- Decoration Militaire to 14388 Private Stewart, T, B Company.
- ECOIVRES + CLOSE SUPPORT ARLEUX SECTOR L1
Entrained ECOIVRES 8am. Detrained DAYLIGHT RAILHEAD 9.30AM & relieved 10th E.Y. Regt in close support (RED LINE & ARLEUX LOOP N & S) Relief complete at 12.30pm. Shortly after relief enemy shelled heavily ARLEUX LOOP SOUTH with 4.2 & 5.9 getting about 12 direct hits on trench. At about 9pm & 2am gas shells were dropped in the vicinity of RED LINE.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 5th Feb 1918 Working Parties and Training
- 5th Feb 1918 Working Parties
- 5th Feb 1918 In Billets
- 5th Feb 1918
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