On this day 13th June 1916

13.6.1916 SUS ST. LEGER: Lt H.W. HIGHAM for C.T. School ROUEN for duty.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]


13th to 16th: Battns still employed training for the attack on GOMMECOURT. The weather has been vile and has hampered the training very much. We have had rain every day.

500 men are also employed wood cutting in the LUCHEUX Forest.

In addition to training for the attack Battalions are employed at bayonet fighting & physical training, musketry & rapid wiring. On the 15th instant the 8th Battn proceeded to HUMBERCAMP by route march.

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


 

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