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22nd February 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
On night 22/23rd the Division Front was reorganised, with one Battalion of each Brigade in the line.
Brigade boundaries as follows:
- (a)Right as at present,
- (b) between left and centre Brigades: junction of Cabal Trench and old front line (B.8.c.90.60) – B.14.a.15.77 – A.18.c.10.00 – A.16.c.05.70.
- (c) between right and centre Brigades: Junction of Borellier Trench and St Quentin – Vendeuil Road (B.10.c.60.40) – B.15.a.70.00 – A.29.a.9.6 – G.4 Central.
- (d) left boundary: Canal.
Dispositions: The disposition of Brigades from right to left: 108 – 107 – 109th. 108 Brigade Garrisons 'C' Subsector of the Battle Zone.
- Left sub-sector: at 1730 the Battalion was relieved as follows:
- All posts west of boundary between centre and left Brigades, by 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
- Remainder of Battalion (including) C Company (passive resistance) by 15th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles about 1900.
The Battalion on relief moved to Brigade Reserve at Grand Seraucourt.
- 17th Royal Fusiliers at Lavacquerie 17th Royal Fusiliers are in the Front Line at Lavacquerie (centre)
- 22nd Feb 1918 On the Move
Intensive training. Signallers under Signalling Officer, working parties road cleaning, BBB Range MOUNT ST ELOY & under Div ------------ Officer. Weather very windy & showery.
- 22nd Feb 1918 Training
- 22nd Feb 1918 Relief
- 22nd Feb 1918 Working Parties
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