On this day 17th June 1916

17.6.1916 SUS ST LEGER: 139th Bde practiced attack near LUCHEUX FOREST in presence of Corps Commander & GOC Division. 6th Battn in support.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

17th: The 5th, 6th & 7th Battns Sherwood Foresters practiced the attack today before the Commanders of 46th DIvision & VIIth Corps. Smoke was used in small quantities. Both Commanders expressed themselves pleased with what they saw. Both Officers addressed the Regimental Officers & Platoon Commanders after the Operation.

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

1731 Pte George Davenport, a horse driver from Peak Forest and a Pre-War Territorial serving in “B” Company was admitted to Hospital with scabies. He rejoined the Battalion on the 7th July.1731 Davenport 2 1731 Davenport

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