On this day 7th May 1916

7.5.1916 IVERGNY: Battn marched into billets and huts at HUMBERCAMPS.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]


May 7th: The Brigade continued to march in accordance with the above OO & reached the following places.

  • Bde HQrs, 6th and 7th Battn at HUMBERCAMPS.
  • 8th Battn, MG Coy and 139/1 & 139/2 ™ Batts at GAUDIEMPRE.

It came on very wet during the march, the hour of the start for which was postponed till 1-30 pm.

There was a long halt of 3 hours near SAULTY waiting for dusk to cross the ARRAS-DOULLENS Road. All units got to their billets all right and found them roomy & sufficient.

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

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