1st Battalion The Royal Irish Rifles at the Battle of Neuve Chappelle 1915

#OnThisDay 1915 The men of the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles went over the top at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle. They managed to take the village but at a deadly cost.Over the next three days they would lose nearly 460 men, 18 officers & 440 other ranks.

#Ireland #History #WW1

Royal Irish Rifles

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