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20th August 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Enemy artillery were active, shelling behind Mont Noir with 5.9s and field guns. The usual work was done. At night the two Platoons on left of Blue Line were relieved by two of D Company.
The Brigade on the left made a slight advance, capturing about 70 prisoners.
- Combined Bombardment 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
In conjunction with the 33rd (British) Division, Batteries of the 59th Brigade cooperated in the bombarding of Laukhoff Chateau and La Chapelle, S/E of Ypres. 37th SB took another gun (making 4 in all) to their position across the Yser Canal.
Preparation for going into line.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 20th Aug 1918 Meat Imports
- 20th Aug 1918 Prisoners Taken
- 20th Aug 1918 Billets
- 20th Aug 1918 Salary Increase
- 20th Aug 1918 Recce
- 20th Aug 1918 Orders
- 20th Aug 1918 Artillery Active
- 20th Aug 1918 On the March
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