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ARRIVAL OF IRISH BATTALION.

London, September 2. The "Daily Chronicle" states that tbe Irish battalion reached a place not stated on Wednesday after a hard night's marching, When they were breakfasting German cavalry suddenly appeared. The men took cover in perfect order, but were forced to retire after thrice repulsing a greatly superior force. British cavalry gallantly drove the enemy from an excellent position. Washington, Sept. 2 The French Ambassador announces that a battle continuing for three days occurred in the Ham andVervitri district, with alternate progresses and re trogressions. The French left yielded somewhat but remained unbroken. In the Vosges the French continue to gain ground.

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ARRIVAL OF IRISH BATTALION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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ARRIVAL OF IRISH BATTALION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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