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11th 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.
At 0330 an enemy patrol (7) approached our line 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
- 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.
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