1.12.1916 SUS ST LEGER: Lieut DS Fox proceeded on leave.
War Diary [WO/95/2694]
December 1916 – the Division on the move in the general direction of the Somme Battle front. Day by day we got nearer. Could it be that we were destined for a position and another gigantic attempt in the Spring of 1917. We must wait and see what the Gods had to offer.
[2305 Pte Frank Longson]
Dec 1st -3rd. Training continued including a Bde Ceremonial Parade and inspection by GOC.
139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]