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11th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Ordinary activity. While reconnoitering front line with Colonel Lowe, Major Kerr was killed at 0100.
- 11th Jul 1918 Log HMS Almanzora
Relief complete 2.30am. Very wet weather. Front line A Coy right B Coy left. C Coy left support D Coy right support. An enemy light machine gun post which had apparently lost its way walked down the road from VIERHOUCK to A Coy right platoon post. The men in the post waited until the party had approached sufficiently close and then opened fire with Lewis Gun. They captured 1 unwounded, 3 wounded prisoners and their light machine gun. The Brig. Gen, visited Battalion HQ. A patrol of 1 officer and 20 OR went out to inspect suspected shell holes but they were unoccupied.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 11th Jul 1918 Training
- 11th of July 1918 Hostiles Quiet
- 11th Jul 1918 In the Trenches
- 11th Jul 1918 Inspection
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