On this day 29th July 1916

29.7.1916 BELLACOURT: Battalion relieved by 5th Battalion in RIGHT SECTOR, the Battn moving into billets handed over by 5th in BAILLEUVAL.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

29th: Went back short distance for alleged rest.

[Lieutenant Josiah Taylor]

29:. Hostile artillery fired a few rounds into BRETENCOURT & the trenches of the left Battalion.

Relief of 6th Sherwoods by 5th Sherwoods, * of 8th Sherwoods by 7th Sherwoods complete by 10-45 pm.

3 Officers arrived for Machine Gun Company

  • 2/Lt WH HOFF
  • 2/Lt JA HODGE
  • 2/Lt PW DEXTER
  • Lt JL PERCIVAL 6th Sherwoods attached for duty

Casualties NIL.

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

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