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22nd November 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
The Battalion moved up at 0630 to a position north of Bapaume and Cambrai Road arriving at 0830. Here the Battalion waited for an order to attack Inchi when Moeuvres was taken by the 12th Royal Irish Rifles. At 1145 the 12th Royal Irish Rifles captured village of Moeuvres. It was unable to clear trenches east of village.
At 1730 the Battalion moved up to support the 12th Royal Irish Rifles in the village of Moeuvres. At 1745 the 12th Royal Irish Rifles were reported to have been driven out of the village. At 2030 the Battalion less D Company counter attacked the village of Moeuvres, but was driven back to trenches immediately south of the village, where it took up a defensive position for the night.
- 22nd Nov 1917 On the March
- ARLEUX EN GOHELLE
During this tour of duty we have been working on the new scheme of Defended Localities by which only certain parts of the line are to be held, the other trenches being wired on the bottom of the trench & constant night patrols sent out across their fronts. OAK POST is practically complete.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
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