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11th August 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Usual activity on either side. At 0400 twenty rounds of heavy Trench Mortars were fired on left of sector. At 2300 patrol of 32 Other Ranks under Captain J Benson and 2nd Lieutenant Behannah attempted to raid Shoddy Farm but were attacked in rear and after hand-to-hand fight in which casualties were inflicted on either side, returned. Our casualties, Captain Benson missing, two Other Ranks killed, two wounded.
- 11th August 1918 Ongoing Action
- 11th August 1918 Relief in trenches
Baths & general cleaning up.
- 11th Aug 1918 Patrols
- 11th Aug 1918 Aircraft Active
- 11th Aug 1918 Reliefs
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