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11th September 1917On this day:
- Enemy Patrol At 0330 an enemy patrol of seven approached the line held by 9th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, south of Yorkshire Bank and were driven off, but without casualties.
R.3 was shelled late in the evening. Lieutenant J.A.L Johnston (D Company) was severely wounded in jaw, leg and foot, and had to go to hospital.
The day generally was somewhat more lively than usual.
- 11th September 1917
- 11th Sep 1917 Parades
- 11th Sep 1917 Training
- 11th Sep 1917 Training
- 11th Sep 1917 In Camp
- 11th Sep 1917 Cleaning up
- 11th Sep 1917 Reliefs
- 11th of September 1917 Photo opportunity
- ARLEUX EN GOHELLE
Relieved 16th W Y R in the RED LINE the same time taking over from the 94th BRIGADE. An extra part of the RED LINE up to WILLERVAL NORTH. In command Maj. INCE. Relief complete 2.30am. Wet at first but fine later. Trenches falling in in all parts.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
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