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25th October 1918On this day:
- 509 Flight 252 Squadron RFC disbanded. 509 Flight, 252 Squadron was disbanded at RFC Seaton Carew II in County Durham.
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Weather fine but dull towards midday. Battalion in support to 12th Royal Irish Rifles in attack on line J.36.c.0.4 – J.36.a.3.2 through G in Bergstraat through N in Ansegham to northern boundary at J.24.c.0.0. Heavy machine-gun opposition was encountered and an advance of about 1,000 yards was made.
Strength of Battalion going into action: 12 Officers and 276 Other Ranks. Casualties: Lieutenant F.W Vint and 2nd Lieutenant J Darling MC wounded, 7 Other Ranks killed and 37 Other Ranks wounded
- Further attacks by II Corps 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
At 0900 II Corps attacked with the object of reaching the crossing over the River Escalut. The attack was held up on the left and an average of about 1000 - 2000 yds advance was made including the capture of Ingoyghem. Our Batteries (6 no. Howitzers) joined in a creeping barrage and bombarded key points.
- 25th October 1918 Further actions
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