On this day 5th October 1917

5.10.1917 HILL 70: Major VO Robinson MC rejoined Battn from attachment to the 1/5th Battn.

Victor Owen Robinson

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


5/X/17: Day very quiet after bombardment of previous night.

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


t7-battalion267935 Pte Charles Harold Lambert died of wounds aged 21

The Son of Charles Edward and Sabina Lambert of Syke Lane in Saxilby. Charles died of his wounds in Epsom War Hospital and is buried in Saxilby (St. Botolph) Churchyard in Lincolnshire. Charles arrived in France in late 1916 and only served overseas with the 1/7th Battalion.lambert-charles-harry


t8-nd22108 Pte Harold Shufflebotham died aged 27

Son of Mary Phillips of 79 Russell st., Dresden, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Harold had previously served with the 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters.

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