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  • 141Dial34 by 141Dial34

    #gas #prisoners

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  • Stork by Stork

    Ronsoy should be Ronssoy. A + B Coys completely lost- killed or taken #prisoner in enemy attack

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    According to CWGC 157 officers and men of the RI Regt. killed on 21 March.

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

    #gas Enemy opened heavy bombardment mostly of gas at 4.20am. asted 4 hours. 21st Mar 1918. Weather foggy.

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

    8.30am Enemy attacked and broke through A & C Coy's and reached Ronnsoy Village before S & B Coy's were aware that the attack had commenced

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

    #prisoners No one from A & B Coy's got back to Btn-either being killed or taken prisoners. Enemy had practically surrounded Ronssoy Village.

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

    Enemy had broken through before HQ and S & B Coy's were aware of it.

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

    All the Officers with the exception of 1 and majority of ORs had become casualties. Men withdrew. Strength 1 Officer and 40 OR's.

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

    Tragic #story No one from A & B Coy's got back, killed or taken #prisoners. See link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Irish_Horse

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