19.4.1916 to 29.4.1916 (inclusive): Battn provided mining fatigues on 51st (HIGHLAND) DIVISIONAL front for 181 & 185 Companies Royal Engineers & 7/1 FRENCH GENIE (latter on 25th Divisional Front).
War Diary [WO/95/2694]
2768 Pte Arthur Edward Dovinson a 21 year old coal miner from Grassmoor, who enlisted in October 1914, was admitted to the 1/2nd North Midland Field ambulance with scabies. He was discharged to duty on the 29th April 1916.
3638 Pte Harry Beeson, a 22 year old coal miner from Clay Cross, who enlisted in January 1915, was admitted to the 30 Casualty Clearing Station with myalgia (muscle pain). After treatment in base hospital and rest in the Convalescent Depot he rejoined the Battalion in June 1916. Harry was later killed in action in May 1917.