On this day 2nd June 1917

2.6.1917: Lt & Adjt E KERSHAW MC and LT HW HIGHAM on short leave to England (10 days). Lieut J TAYLOR performed the duties of Adjt during absence of Lieut Kershaw.

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Edward Kershaw and Harold Woolf Higham

Taylor Joshua

Joshua Taylor

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


2-4th June: During this period work was concentrated on digging the assembly trench in the Cite De RIAUMONT. The enemy paid a good deal of attention to this work and frequently trench mortared and gassed our working parties.

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

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