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19th January 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Grand Seraucourt. Sheet 66cNW 1/20,000.
Strength: 39 Officers, 866 Other Ranks, 39 horses, 16 mules. Decrease: Two Other Ranks.
- No 3 Squadron Australian Flying Corps formed No 69 squadron is re-designated No 3 Squadron Australian Flying Corps on 19th of January 1918
- ARLEUX SECTOR
Trenches forward of HENIN LIEVIN Line practically impassable. Battalion relieves 18th W YORKS REGT in the front line over the top, commencing 5pm relief complete 8pm. Daylight relief impossible. Disposition of Coy’s – ARLEUX POST A & B Coy’s. OC Post Lt McCONNELL. OAK POST C Coy. OC 2Lt OLDFIELD. TOMMY POST D Coy. Lt ARMSTRONG OC post.
- 19th Jan 1918 Working Parties
- No 4 Squadron Australian Flying Corps formed On 19 January 1918 No 71 Squadron was redesignated as No 4 Sqn Australian Flying Corps
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