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5th October 1917On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers to rest camp The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers move to the Divisional rest camp at Fort des Dunes, near Dunkerque and Malo les Bains.
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
A holiday for the Battalion and sports carried on from 1000 all day. There were various inter-Regimental, Brigade and Divisional contests.
Our 1st Battalion (107th Brigade) attended in large numbers and in our competitions with them we secured fifteen 'firsts' and seven 'seconds' to their seven 'firsts' and five 'seconds'.
- 5th Oct 1917 Inspection
- 5th Oct 1917 On the Move
- ECURIE CAMP
Working parties as above.
- 5th Oct 1917 On the March
- 5th Oct 1917 Sports
- 6th Oct 1917 German Prisoners
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Remembering those who died this day. Pte. Ernest Coates. Gloucestershire Regiment 12th Btn. Read their Story. Pte. Harry Coley. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 16th Battalion L/Cpl. Samuel S. Jones. Manchester Regiment 22nd Btns Read their Story. Pte. Jack Litton. Devonshire Regiment 8th Btn. Read their Story. Dvr. Thomas Francis Rainer. Royal Field Artillery 103rd Brigade
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