No record in the War Diary [WO/95/2694]
A very quite day – the trenches are beginning to dry up a little, but are still very wet and full of mud.
139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]
2448 Pte Hilary Carlin, a miner from Blackwell was killed in action.
1379 Pte Arthur Wood, a coal miner from Barlborough and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “F” Company.
1368 Pte Morris Chadwick, a labourer from Little Mayfield and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “H” Company.
217 Sergeant Frederick Arthur Johnson, from Ashbourne and a Derbyshire Volunteer (1893) and Pre-War Territorial (1908) who served with “C” Company.
All three men returned to England on the “SS Archangel”, a 2,448-ton passenger ship built by J. Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow in 1910.
1133 Cpl Arthur Willis, a mill hand from Litton Mill and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “D” Company.
Arthur Willis returned to England on the SS Copenhagen.