42nd Trench Duty 23rd – 27th January 1917

23.1.1917: Relieved 5th Battalion

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]


23rd: Enemy airplanes flew very low over FONQUEVILLERS. 6th and 8th Battalions take over the front line.

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


3815 Pte John Bennett of “B” Company and 4311 Pte William Else of “D” Company (gas poisoning) were wounded at this time.3815 Bennett4311 Else

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