War Diaries Talk

Cynthia, Re query on profile page 311 of diary of 2nd Btn Royal Irish Rifles.

  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Cynthia, This page (311) is part of an extract from the *private diary of Maj. M.C.C. Harrison Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003jta which include typist’s notes.

    Here are my notes:

    Page 307 - Cover page report

    Page 308 *Extracted from #privatediary of Major. M.C.C. Harrison. Account of action 25 Mar-3 Apr 1918. 2 Btn RIR/49th Bde/16 Div/V11 Corps/ Fifth Army. Link page 308 https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003jy5

    Page 309 – 2nd page of report *private diary

    Page 310 – 3rd page of report *private diary

    Page 311 – 4th page of report - method of holding the line. *private diary

    Page 312 - 5th page of report – continued. *private diary

    Diary continues with Page 313 cover page of the diary of the 2nd Btn RIR for April 1918.

    It’s amazing to think we are discussing people and events which happened such a long time ago!


  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    Thanks, Marie. It did become a bit clearer as I went through. I should probably take down my comment, but I think that diary is done now.

    I think it's wonderful that we have this opportunity to read and discuss these diaries. And to "meet" the men who wrote them.