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24th May 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Ref Special Sheet, St Julien 6B 1/10,000.
Right sector front line. Owing to bad observation the day passed very quietly. During the night our patrols investigated the vicinity of Von Hugel Farm and Cheddar Villa. No signs of enemy were encountered. The night passed unusually quietly, probably owing to a suspected relief.
- NEAR METEREN
The Battalion relieved by 7th SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 24th May 1918 Wet Day
- 24th May 1918 In the Trenches
- 24th May 1918 Illness Spreads
- 24th May 1918 Quiet
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