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21st October 1918On this day:
- Attack Made 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.
report "At 0730 the 108th Infantry Brigade (1st Royal Irish Fusiliers in front line) attacked in conjunction with 107th Infantry Brigade on right flank and French on left without artillery preparation. 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers advanced to railway line in C.28 and later got to Spitaal due south through C.29.d – I.5.c and d to road at I.6.c.00.70 getting into trench with 107th Infantry Brigade on right. French were held up on left by machine-gun fire from area C.23.a. At 09.00 Battalion moved to C.19.d.92.94 via Step Bridge at C.9.a.20.00. During day pontoon bridge at C.14.c.70.60 was shelled at intervals."
- Heavy Howitzers in Action Heavy Howitzers were being by fired in rotation on the front according to a timetable sent from HQ at Lourdes by the 17th Heavy Artillery.
- 21st Oct 1918 2nd Argylls into billets
- 21st Oct 1918 106th Field Coy on the move
- 21st Oct 1918 Further moves
- 21st Oct 1918 On the March
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