On this day 8th August 1916

8.8.1916 BELLACOURT: Capts CVHC BLACKWELL and ES WOOD to Third Army School.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

8th: German field gun fired a few rounds into the “Willows” Sector just before dawn. Our 14 & 15 SAPS again shelled during the night only slight damage being done.

Several hostile bombing parties were shelled by our artillery during the night. In front of our CAVENDISH SAP a Lewis Gun was taken out by a patrol to within 100 yards of the German line and fired with effectThe Willows

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

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