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17th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
At 0300 [17 July] enemy raided 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers. The relief intended to take place was cancelled. At midnight everybody stood to in anticipation of enemy attack which, however, did not happen. Our artillery were very active throughout the night.
Major Tamplin joined the Battalion at Mont Noir.
Relief took place at night of 12th Royal Irish Rifles in right sector (Meulehouck).
Strength: 19 Officers, 565 Other Ranks.
A Coy relieved by the surplus personnel of the 13th YORK & LANCS REGT and also proceeded to the transport lines.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 17th Jul 1918 On the Move
- 17th Jul 1918 Recce
- 17th Jul 1918 Reorganisation
- 17th of July 1918 In Action
- 17th Jul 1918 Training
- 17th Jul 1918 Empty Beds
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