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9th March 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
9 March - Patrolling and wiring nightly until 14th March.
Our artillery lively cutting enemy wire and sweeping likely places of assembly for enemy attack. Enemy artillery unusually quiet. Great aerial activity owing to fine weather and visibility. One enemy aircraft brought down on enemy line opposite left Battalion front.
1500 9th March Enemy machine gun captured without opposition by 2nd Lieutenant W.G Greenaway and three Other Ranks from position at B.17.a.9.8.
Effective strength: Officers 46, Other Ranks 1076, horses 36, mules 16. Decrease: Seven Other Ranks.
Thorough clean up & reallotment of billets. L gun training.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 9th Mar 1918 Training & Football
- 9th of March 1918 Fine Weather
- 9th March 1918 Working Parties
- 9th Mar 1918 Honours
- 9th Mar 1918 Mist
- 9th Mar 1918 On the Move
- 9th Mar 1918 Shelling
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