On this day 29th April 1916

29.4.1916 MAROEUIL: Battn relieved by 4th LINCS who took over mining fatigues. Battn marched to PENIN and took over billets vacated by 5th LINCS. Lt.-Col.- GOODMAN to temporary Command of 139th Infantry Brigade, during absence on leave of BRIG-GEN C.T. SHIPLEY C.B.

Hall EMajor Hall to temporary Command of Battn.

During the month 416 steel helmets were issued to the Battn.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

Units moved today in accordance with instructions contained in Operations Order 54 & Units are now situated as follows:-

  • Brigade HQrs at PENIN
  • 5th Battn at 3rd Army School (AUXI LE CHATEAU)
  • 6th Battn at PENIN
  • 7th Battn (HQrs & 2 Coys) at DOFFINE
  • 7th Battn (2 COys) at PENIN
  • 8th Battn at AVERDOINGT
  • M.G. Coy at AVERDOINGT
  • 139/1 & 139/2 T.M. Batteries at AVERDOINGT

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]


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