On this day 18th August 1917

No record in the 1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]


18th: During the 3 weeks the Brigade was holding the St Elie Sector the right boundary was part of the Hulluch-Vermelles Road and the left boundary “Clifford Street” and “Hulluch Alley”.

The Advanced Posts of both both subsections were generally at the end of the tunnel system, that also held the majority of the Company HQs, supports and the reserve Company. The tunnels arranged 6ft 6″ high and 3ft 6″ wide and were lit by electricity.

Brigade inspected by Divisional Commander in Vaudricourt Chateau grounds.

Vaudricourt_château

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

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