On this day 1st December 1916

1.12.1916 SUS ST LEGER: Lieut DS Fox proceeded on leave.Storrs Fox

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]

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