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10th May 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
1700. Battalion relieved by 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers and moved back to Yellow Line. Billets in (Steentje?) Camp. Headquarters at Fa(?). Work and training continued.
- NEAR METEREN
3.20am. Relief complete. 15th W YORKS right front. 13th YORK & LANCS left front. 18TH DURHAM LI support.
On the right of the Brigade a Brigade of AUSTRALIANS, on the left of the Brigade 1st Battalion 160TH INFANTRY REGT. of FRENCH in front, 2nd Battalion of same Regt in support. International posts at junction in front line with the 13th YORK & LANCS, and between 18th DURHAM LI & 1st Bn 160th Regt at X.10.3.5.5. Complete liaison arranged. Disposition of Coy’s D,C,B,A from right to left. HQ at X.2.d.9.4. Quiet relief. Divisional and Brigade Commanders visited the Battalion. Casualties – 2 OR slightly wounded.
9.10pm. Bombardment of French lines, French SOS sent up.
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