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23rd May 1918On this day:
- Reliefs 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse), Royal Irish Fusiliers are in
Brigade Reserve, at Canal Bank.
2100. Relieved 12th Royal Irish Rifles, in right sub-sector, front system.
Dispositions: right front, A Company;
left front, C Company and one Platoon D Company.
D Company (three Platoons).
Reserve: B Company. Headquarters: Hill Top Farm.
Flanking units: Right, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers;
left, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Relief passed off satisfactorily. At 2330 the enemy put down a heavy barrage on the 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers and raided one of their posts. Otherwise the night passed quietly.
- 23rd May 1918 Hospital Damaged
- NEAR METEREN
An officer patrol (fighting) sent out but it was unable to find enemy in trenches raided.
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