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23rd December 1917On this day:
- 23rd Dec 1917 On Leave
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers move 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers exchange quarters with 2nd Manchesters, in the Ypres-Comines canal bank.
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Battalion paraded at 10.30am for Divine Service at Humbercourt.
- 23rd Dec 1917 Church Parade and Working Parties
Training 9am to 10am. Coy drill & bayonet fighting 10am to noon. Tactical scheme figuring a quickly organised counter attack. Scheme set by Coy Commanders. 4.30pm to 5pm lecture by Company Officers on use of the gas projector by the Germans. 2 NCO’s and 20 men on a working party at CHELSEA DUMP ROCLINCOURT.
- 23rd Dec 1917 Church Parade
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