The South Irish Horse
"War Diaries"

War Diaries of 'E' Squadron, South Irish Horse, 39th Division Cavalry "In the Field"
Public Record Office Kew WO 95/2574

The following transcript has been made as faithful to the original as possible, but only the salient points have been recorded.

Place, Date, Hour Summary of Events and Information

16.3.16

Arrived Hazebrouck & got fixed up in Billets

17

Div training. Visited by GOC 39th Div

24

Left Hazebrouck 1pm marched to La Haye (St Vermal) via Morbecque

25

Steinbecque Div training
 

Signed YG Grady Capt. OC 39th Div Cav.

9 April

2 NCOs to CAMIENS for course of instruction Hotchkiss M/C

17

Proceed to LE VERTANNIY at 10am arrived about 12.00pm

21

1 man to HQrs XI Corps as groom to staff officers. 1 officer (Lt EL FIRTH) & 2 servants
 

Signed YG Grady Capt

22

1 NCO proceeded to LIETIRES Chateau for 5th Elementary Sig course

26

Enough of a Gas attack by enemy was left to make the eyes water

28

Warned by wire of a gas attack but felt no effects
 

Signed YG Grady Capt.


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