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H. M. Lowe Elements 25th Reserve Infantry Brigade 5th (Extra Reserve) Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers 5th (Extra Reserve) Battalion, The Prince of Wales' Leinster Regiment 3rd Reserve Cavalry Brigade: Col Portal 8th Reserve Cavalry Regiment (16th/17th Lancers, King Edward's Horse, Dorsetshire/Oxfordshire Yeomanry) 9th Reserve Cavalry Regiment (3rd/7th Hussars, 2nd/3rd County of London Yeomanry) 10th Reserve Cavalry Regiment (4th/8th Hussars, Lancashire Hussars, Duke of Lancaster's/Westmoreland/Cumberland Yeomanry) Athlone 5th Reserve Artillery Brigade - eight 18-pdr field guns (only four artillery pieces were found to be serviceable) Belfast Composite Infantry Battalion (drawn from elements of 15th Reserve Infantry Brigade) 1,000, all ranks Templemore 4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (ex-25th Reserve Infantry Brigade) 59th (2nd North Midland) Division: Maj Gen A.
A fourth platoon acted as support. The battalion commander, Lt Col Cecil Fane, attached himself to the advance party, while the actions of the remainder of the regiment were coordinated by Maj F. Rayner. After an interval of 400 yards came the 2/8th Sherwood Foresters, under the command of Lt Col Oates, marching in a similar formation though without a rearguard company as a result of the involuntary detachment of D Company - which was led by the battalion commander's son, Capt J. Oates. 57 J THE WAR FOR IRELAND By midday the column had reached Ballsbridge, where a joint headquarters was established for the 177th and 178th Brigades in the nearby Pembroke Town Hall.
Across the city, similar preparations were taking place as men of the Dublin Fusiliers arranged for the evacuation of civilians in preparation for the launching of a major attack on the small garrison in the Mendicity Institution. m. bombing parties advanced, hurling grenades at the windows while other infantry followed in their wake. Initially Heuston's men were able to catch a number of grenades and hurl them back into the oncoming khaki ranks, but the British fire was too intense and casualties grew.