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28th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Church Parade was held in the afternoon and part of Battalion bathed at transport lines. Battalion engaged on usual work party at night.
- Croix de Guerre for 8th West Yorks Croix de Guerre awarded to 8th Battalion West Yorks Regiment following successful campaign at Montage de Bligny. 33 men lost their lives and are buried at the British Cemetery, Chambrecy
Sunday. Church parade. Moved forward to relieve the 24th ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS in reserve to the left Brigade. A & B Coy’s in GRAND MARQUETTE FARM. C Coy in trenches GRAND SEC BOIS. D Coy in A LA PROMENADE FARM. Relief complete 10.56pm. In right front 13th YORK & LANCASTER REGT. In left front 15th WEST YORKS REGT. On our right the 92nd Brigade. On our left the 119th Bde. 40th Div.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 28th Jul 1918 On the March
- 28th Jul 1918 Preparations
- 28th Jul 1918 In Action
- 28th Jul 1918 Operations
- 28th Jul 1918 Training
- 28th of July 1918 Howitzers Fire Gas
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