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5th May 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers report
"Defences worked on by day and manned by night. Brigade specialist classes commenced at transport lines, International Corner.
Four Companies in line,
Middlesex Battalion on right
Belgian Battalion on left."
- Effective strength: 32 Officers, 673 Other Ranks, 35 horses and 20 mules.
- Ration strength: 27 Officers, 530 Other Ranks, 39 horses and 20 mules.
- 37th SB gas attack on enemy 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
37th SB engaged in gassing hostile batteries. This action was continued each night when conditions permitted.
- NEAR SERCUS
Sunday. Church parades. A & B Coy’s working.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 5th May 1918 Raid Made
- 5th May 1918 On the Range
- 5th May 1918 In the Line
- 5th of May 1918 Artillery Quiet
- 5th May 1918 On the March
- 5th May 1918 Reliefs
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