On this day 12th May 1917

12.5.1917 TRENCHES: Battalion relieved by 5th Sherwood Foresters and moved into Brigade Reserve in dugouts at West end of CITE ST PIERRE.

Stubbs deathCasualties:- Lieut. FWA STUBBS 4 other ranks killed and 10 other ranks wounded. The men killed were buried in Maroc British Cemetery.

  • 3409/241058 Corporal William Ball
  • Lieutenant Frederick William Arthur Stubbs
  • 4070/241343 Pte Edward Scott
  • 260001 Pte James Alfred Goodger
  • 7725/242515 Pte Thomas Cheetham

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


Maroc British Cemetery Maroc

The 1/6th Battalion buried eight of their men in Maroc British Cemetery between 8th and 28th May 1917.

MAROC Row O

These five casualties of the 45th Trench Duty are buried next to each each in Row O along with other Sherwood Foresters from the 139th Brigade. Indeed, 34 men of the 139 Infantry Brigade are buried at Maroc.

Row P

The remaining two men of the 1/6th Battalion are buried in Row P along with several Germans.

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