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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

22nd February 1918

On 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.

      War Diaries

    • 17th Royal Fusiliers at Lavacquerie   17th Royal Fusiliers are in the Front Line at Lavacquerie (centre)

    • 22nd Feb 1918 On the Move

    •    BRAY

      Intensive training. Signallers under Signalling Officer, working parties road cleaning, BBB Range MOUNT ST ELOY & under Div ------------ Officer. Weather very windy & showery.

      The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

    • 22nd Feb 1918 Training

    • 22nd Feb 1918 Relief

    • 22nd Feb 1918 Working Parties

    • 22nd Feb 1918 Patrols

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