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17th August 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Reference Sheet 28 Kemmel 1/10000. Mont Noir.
Day was spent in cleaning and inspections. At 2200 two Companies bathed at R.26.d. central. Work was done at tunnel at Battalion Headquarters and salvage at Berthen.
- Heavy enemy shelling 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
37th SB (forward position) was heavily shelled. 2 men were killed and 3 wounded also 1 gun was put out of action.
- 17th August 1918 Ongoing actions
Coy training. Patrol demonstration & lecture by R. SCOTS FUSILIERS & R. WELSH FUSILIERS in their recent experience in pushing forward at VIEUX BERQUIN.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 17th Aug 1918 Bathing
- 17th Aug 1918 Training & Sports
- 17th Aug 1918 Reliefs
- 17th Aug 1918 Artillery Active
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