51st Trench Duty 7th-13th September 1917

7.9.1917 FOUQUIRES: Battn relieved 5th Battn in the CAMBRIN SECTOR.

Cambrin right subsection1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]


7/IX/17: Quite day. Our snipers claim a hit. Following daylight reliefs were carried out:-

  • 6th SF from FOUQUIERES to RIGHT SUBSECTOR
  • 5th SF from RIGHT SUBSECTOR to FOUQUIRES
  • 8th SF from ANNEQUIN to LEFT SUBSECTOR
  • 7th SF from LEFT SUBSECTOR to ANNEQUIN

4″ Stokes mortars were placed prepared to carry out a gas operation.

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

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