On this day 22nd December 1917

22.12.1917 St Elie Right: Relieved by 5th Sherwood Foresters and moved to Brigade Support (2 Companies and HQ in PHILOSOPHE and 2 Companies in close support.

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


22/XII/1917: Normal artillery and TM activity. 2/Lts LAKE and BARHAM of 6th Sherwood Foresters entered the German front line in G12c during the morning. They found it occupied and shot a German with their revolver but were immediately subjected to heavy rifle fire from behind a block in trench and were forced to leave before obtaining identification.g12c-1917

Inter Battalion reliefs.

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

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