On this day 28th July 1916

28.7.1916 BELLACOURT: Raid on TALUS, see appendices TALUS Raid

For more details see here

War Diary [WO/95/2694]


July 28: Made a raid on G trenches at same point. Party (50 strong) got into trench but raid failed owing to lack of opposition. No Huns turned up. Today I received a Buxton Advertiser with part of this diary in it. Feel very annoyed.

[Lieutenant Josiah Taylor]

28th: Quite day. During the night a party of 20 NCOs & men under 2/Lieut EVANS & 8 Sergeants under 2/Lieut KERSHAW from the 1/6th Sherwoods attempted to raid he TALUS.

3 other ranks wounded.

Drafts of 17 other ranks for Battalion arrived.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]Talus July 1916

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