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28th September 1917On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Our aeroplanes were active. Enemy shelling along the Canal Bank and clear of Faugh-A-Ballagh Bridge was more active than usual but he did us [no] damage whatever.
A draft of 42 Other Ranks rejoined the Battalion at the Transport lines.
- Gotha Night raids On 28 September 25 Gothas and two R-planes took off, but most turned back due to adverse weather. Three people were wounded and £129 damage was caused, for the cost of three Gothas lost and six damaged on landing.
- 28th September 1917 Inter-Brigade Field Exercise
- 28th Sep 1917 On the Move
- 28th Sep 1917 Heavy Shelling
- IN LINE
Morning fine & observation excellent. Our planes early active patrolling despite heavy AA MG fire. Our planes early active patrolling despite heavy AA MG fire. L/Cpl VOCKUICH MM & Pte TG WHENCH wounded (since died) whilst on daylight patrol by trench mortar. Enemy put down a light barrage on our R. Front Coy sector & when retaliation shown he immediately ceased. Artillery continued active all day and Enemy aeroplanes showed a marked increase in activity.
- 28th Sep 1917 To Hospital
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