Our line was advanced during the night an average distance of 150 yards on whole front. Posts were established and no enemy were encountered. This was not conducted as an offensive operation as it simply intended to make a better outpost line.
139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]
Albert was conscripted into the Sherwood Foresters in the Summer of 1917 and initialed served in France with the 1/7th Battalion before transferring to the 1/8th Battalion in January 1918 when the Robin Hoods disbanded.