On this day 24th October 1917

24.10.1917: Capt ES WOOD proceeded to join RFC as observer on probation.

Edgar Stanley Wood transfered to the Royal Flying Corp in March 1918 and after a months training he joined No. 7 Squadron in France flying RE8 reconnaissance planes. He was wounded on the 4th May 1918 and did not return to flying duties. 

Lieut T GREAVES to Command “A” Company.greaves t

Thomas Greaves

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


24/X/17: Hostile artillery again “area shooting”. An enemy patrol of 20 men was seen returning to their lines S of BOIS HUGO H26c but was not engaged.h26-1917

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

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