On this day 5th August 1916

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

4/5th: A party of 5 Germans attacked our front at the head of No 14 SAP (RIGHT SECTOR). A scuffle ensued during which the enemy dropped a revolver a cap of a bomb [sic], Fire was subsequently opened by one of our Lewis Guns & one of the enemy is believed to have been killed. No casualties were suffered by our part.

5th: A quite day.

10.45pm: Enemy fired about 50 4.2 at No 15 SAP (RIGHT SECTOR), our field batteries replying on the German “BLOCKHOUSE”.Blockhouse trench map

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

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