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6th July 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

6th July 1918

On this day:

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

    Battalion parade in morning at 0930. Echelon B in rear of each Company. 2nd Lieutenant Ross C.Q. taken over duty as Battalion Intelligence Officer.

    Battalion in the evening relieved the Reserve Battalion of the 42nd Infantry Regiment (French) in the vicinity of Piebrouck. Route Godewaerswelde Q.18.a.50.7 Piebrouck. Parade 2300 ready to move.

    Strength: Officers 19, Other Ranks 592.

    Battalion details move to Ecke area, billeted together with details of 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers and 12th Royal Irish Rifles. Strength: Officers 6, Other Ranks 97.

    War Diaries


    Baths, cleaning up and reorganisation.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 6th Jul 1918 Training

  • 6th Jul 1918 Patrols

  • 6th Jul 1918 Training

  • 6th of July 1918 Relieving the French

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