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27th December 1917On this day:
- 27th Dec 1917 On Leave
Artillery limbers passing through the snow-covered ruins of Ypres, 27 December 1917.
© IWM (Q 9806)
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Each Company furnished a working party of forty Other Ranks and one Officer from A and D Companies to sandbag the aerodrome near Mondicourt.
- Gunnery accident 59th Heavy Artillery Brigade
A premature occurred in 37th SB and another in 350th SB. (A “premature” is where a shell explodes in the gun or immediately after firing and leaving the gun barrel).
- 27th Dec 1917 Training & Route March
Working parties provided as same as on 24th Cleaning up for going into the line.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 27th Dec 1917 Working Parties
- 27th Dec 1917 Routine
- 27th Dec 1917 In Camp
- 27th Dec 1917 Patrols
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