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23rd October 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Very wet morning. Nothing of note occurred today.
- 23rd Oct 1917 On the Move
- 23rd Oct 1917 Enemy Artillery Active
- FRONT LINE
Our 18 pounders were active during the afternoon firing in the vicinity of CHEZ BONTEMPS & BOIS VILIAN with shrapnel and registering with HE and smoke shells. Occasional firing at night on roads and tracks in rear. Enemy artillery quiet during the period. At 6.0pm an enemy battery was observed firing from behind FRESNOY PARK but shells did not fall on our sector. One shell fell about 5 yards from Bn. HQ about 7.50am.
- 23rd Oct 1917 Injured by Bomb
- 23rd Oct 1917 Medical Board
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