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.
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]