On this day 14th May 1916

14.5.1916 HUMBERCAMPS: 2/Lt H Simpson joined from Reserve Battn.Herbert Simpson

Herbert Simpson

War Diary [WO/95/2694]


May 14: Had comfortable night in a hammock in hut shared with Quartermaster. Am Signalling Officer again & am glad to see signallers once more.

[Lieutenant Josiah Taylor]


Same working parties requires from Battalions with exception that a party of 160 other ranks of 6th Battn S.F. were taken off work in Communication Trench and put on to burying cable by the C.R.A.

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


 941 Segreant William Kirkam, a quarryman from Chinley and a Pre-War Territorial in “B” Company returned to England and was discharged in Ma7 1917 as being no longer physically fit.

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