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23rd August 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
All NCOs and men instructed in method of attack and final preparations for same were made. At 2030 Battalion moved into the line on right of left sub-sector (Meulehouck) and cut gaps in wire. The night was very quiet on our front but towards Locre the enemy shelled heavily and appeared to attack about 2300. Our artillery opened fire in reply to SOS.
Moved up A Coy right front, B Coy left front, C Coy support, D Coy reserve. Bn. HQ - V.12.b.9.9. Relief complete 11.30pm.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 23rd Aug 1918 Orders
- 23rd Aug 1918 Reliefs
- 23rd Aug 1918 Quiet
- 23rd August 1918 Secure Position
- 23rd of August 1918 Counter-attack Repulsed
- 23rd Aug 1918 Shelling
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