Irles is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.
Irles is situated on the D163 road, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Arras, near the border with the département of the Pas-de-Calais.
Irles was the site of an action by the 1st Royal West Kent Regiment and the 12th Gloucestershire Regiment on 23 August 1918 during the Second Battle of Bapaume.
Historical population of Irles
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
- Major CV Maloney, '"Invicta": with the 1st Battalion the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment in the Great War', London: Nisbet & Co, 1923. ISBN 978-1-84342-541-0
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