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25th June 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
The Battalion moved to the musketry camp, Cormette, by train from Proven to St Omer. Strength 30 Officers, 670 Other Ranks.
- VIEUX BERQUIN
15th WEST YORKS REGT on our left were relieved by 2nd ROYAL FUSILIERS (lent from 29th Div) to go out to train for an attack on LA BECQUE following the attack of the YORK & LANCS on ANKLE FARM. D Coy took over 4 more posts to the left from WEST YORKS REGT. Some gas shelling around Battalion HQ and PETIT SEC BOIS. MG Platoon C Coy dug 2 posts & wired them at E.23.a. central facing SE for their own occupation on night of attack. 1 OR killed while digging them by machine gun.
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