The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
7th January 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Moved from Boves to Marcelcave, 14 kilometres, over ground thickly covered with snow.
The following decorations have been awarded by the Field Marshal, Commander-in-Chief, under authority delegated him by the King:
- The Military Cross
- Temporary Captain C.B Despard, D Company,
- 2nd Lieutenant J.H Partridge B Company (Intelligence Officer);
- Distinguished Conduct Medal
- Corporal H Roe, A Company,
- Company Quartermaster Sergeant G Robinson, D Company,
- Company Sergeant Major T Vennard, B Company.
Coy training in bombing & Lewis gun. Section & platoon tactical training. Considerable snow fell.
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