On this day 31st August 1916

4440 Seaton31.8.1916 BELLACOURT: Capt W Seaton rejoined from 7th Battalion.

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

Talus Kershaw31st: Slightly more hostile sniping noticed. At midnight a party of 20 NCOs and men under 2/Lt EVANS of the 6th Battalion guided by the Battalion Scouts under 2/Lt Kershaw (above) attempted to raid the enemies listening post at the TALUS. After passing the first row of wire successfully the party were stopped by some new wire which was found to be too thick to cut by hand. The party was brought back without loss.

Official Report Talus 30 August 1916 from WO-95-2694-1_1_1-6th

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

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