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27th September 1917On this day:
- Shelling 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers report from
"Some desultory shelling indulged in during the day by the enemy and our artillery. Otherwise the situation remains quiet and the weather continues to be fine."
9th Royal Irish Fusiliers diary WO 95/2505/2
- 27th September 1917 Gas training
- 27th Sep 1917 On the Move
- 27th Sep 1917 Artillery In Action
- IN LINE
Very dull and rain in early morning later turning out very fine and bright. Daylight patrols sent out by us in morning. Two of our observation balloons brought down by E. A. in SOUCHEZ, they in turn supposed to have been brought down by our planes. Enemy TMís more active than usual on A Coy front. But not hitting the trench.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 27th Sep 1917 At Casualty Clearing Station
- 27th Sep 1917 Hostile Attack
- 27th Sep 1917 Reliefs
- 27th Sep 1917 Bringing in the Wounded
- 27th Sep 1917 Instructions
- 27th Sep 1917 Reliefs
- 27th of September 1917 Guard duty
- 27th Sep 1917 Patrols
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