On this day 24th May 1916

No record in the War Diary [WO/95/2694]

24: Enemy Artillery very active in direction of FONQUEVILLERS shelling intermittently all day.

250 men of 5th Battn Leicestershire Regt lent to this Brigade for digging & clearing out Communication Trenches – divided into 4 parties of 60 – one for each Communication Trench.

A Battery of 60 Pounders arrived at LA HAIE CHATEAU.60 pounders

(This is photograph Q 6996 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums)

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

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