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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

8th November 1917

On this day:

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


    Morning spent in preparing to go into line. This night the Battalion relieved the 12th Royal Irish Rifles in the line.

    • A Company on Yorkshire Bank with one Platoon in Cheetham Switch,
    • B Company in R.3,
    • C Company in Locality 5, and
    • D Company in Battalion Reserve.

  • 8th Nov 1917 Demonstration

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Arthur Stanley Amor. Wiltshire Regiment 1/4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Spr. Robert Arundel. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy.
  • Rifleman Phillip Clack. London Regiment 12th (The Rangers) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. James Cummiskey. Royal Scots Fusiliers 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • CSM. Edward Joseph Patten Dainty. DCM. London Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Joseph Goodman. Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 9th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Robert Lloyd. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24th (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. B. Milburn. Northumberland Fusiliers 24th/27th Btn. Read their Story.

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