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26th October 1917On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move The 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers leave the Divisional rest camp at Fort des Dunes, they move to Zeggers Cappel for training and rest.
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
It was quiet during the day. At night the enemy again occupied Wigan Copse and was definitely driven out again at 2100.
Our fighting patrol suffered two casualties – one man killed and one slightly injured.
At 2200 the enemy obtained a direct hit on our right Lewis Gun post on Yorkshire Bank, with a heavy trench mortar, killing three men.
- 26th Oct 1917 Medical Inspections
- 26th Oct 1917 Enemy Artillery Active
- CAMP ECOIVRES
Cleaning up, baths etc. 2 working parties sent to the Town Majors ACQ & ECOIVRES.
- 26th Oct 1917 Stitches
- 26th Oct 1917 Kit Inspection
- 26th Oct 1917 Working Parties
- 26th Oct 1917 In Support
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