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10th September 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th (Service) Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers (K2)
later (from 25th Sep.1917) 9th Bn (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.
The enemy fired a few light minenwerfers about R.3 and the Cage, also a few pineapples at the junction of the front line and Henley Avenue.
We fired with Vesuvius and Wigan Copse also dispersed enemy working party or patrol at Etna.
Work on trenches and wiring carried out. No casualties.
- 10th September 1917 Training courses
- 10th Sep 1917 Working Hard
- 10th Sep 1917 Reliefs
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Remembering those who died this day. Spr. Thomas William Humphrey. 1st Canadian Tunnelling Coy. Pte Lionel Frederick Hunt. MM 21st Battalion Pte Lionel Frederick Hunt. MM. Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Battalion (2nd Tyneside Scottish) Pte. John James Nurse. Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Btn Read their Story.
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