On this day 14th August 1916

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

Blockhouse trench mapBlockhouse 2010Talus Blockhouse 201514th: A two hour bombardment of the BLOCKHOUSE and the trenches in the vicinity carried out by Divisional Artillery, one 9.4- & six 2-inch trench mortars. Considerable damage done to the enemy’s trenches and wire. Little hostile retaliation.

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

Fuse ring blockhouseFuse ring from a British 16-pounder shell recovered from the area of the BLOCKHOUSE in 2007

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