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6th October 1917On this day:
- Wet Day 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers report from
"Very wet day until late in the afternoon and all parades had to be cancelled. Captain Hulse reported for duty."
9th Royal Irish Fusiliers diary WO 95/2505/2
- 6th Oct 1917 Gun Dismantled
- ECURIE CAMP
2Lt ASHLEY and party return to unit. Weather breaks very wet and stormy.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 6th Oct 1917 Training
- 6th Oct 1917 Wet Day
- 6th Oct 1917 Change of Command
- 6th Oct 1917 Heavy Rain
- 6th Oct 1917 Reliefs
- 6th of October 1917 Marching in the rain
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