Second Battalion Royal Irish Regiment wiped out at Le Pilly, France 1914

#OnThisDay 1914 The 2nd Batt Royal Irish Regiment were destroyed at the battle of Le Pilly in France. On the 19th October, they had 901 men, but two days later, they’d 136 men left. 177 were killed, 300 taken prisoner &hundreds wounded.

#Ireland #History #WW1

RIRegiment Le Pilly.jpg

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