On this day 22nd October 1917

22/10/1917 HILL 70: Battalion relieved by the 1/5th Battalion and moved into RESERVE in MAZINGARBE.

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


22/X/17: Artillery activity again above normal. During the evening enemy barraged trenches of left sub section and then mimicked our SOS rocket signals. This brought down our barrage. Inter Battalion reliefs.

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


241204 Pte John William Dawes died of wounds3752-daws-grave

John William Dawes enlisted in January 1915 and was the husband of Charlotte Durance (formerly Daws) of 11 Lime St., Bulwell in Nottingham.

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