On this day 14th March 1918 – The Cambrin Sector

14.3.18 BEUVRY: Battalion moved into Brigade support of CAMBRIN SECTOR.

  • Battalion HQrs, “C” & “D” Companies at BEURY.
  • “A” Company in WIMPOLE ST, LA BASSEE 36C NW1 1/10,000 A.26.b.50.50.
  • “B” Company in FACTORY DUGOUTS A.26.d.20.30.

14.3.18 BEUVRY: Captain EF WINSER attached to 465 Field Company RE. 2/Lt JF DENNIS on leave.

Eric Franklin Winser joined the 6th Battalion on the 5th October 1917 and was still serving at the end of the War. He won the Military Cross in 1918.

John Francis Dennis transferred from the Robin Hood Rifles on the 14th January 1917 and and was still serving with the 1/6th Battalion at the end of the War.

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

14th March: Brigade took over centre sector of the Divisional Front. The sector in known as ‘CAMBRIN SECTOR’.

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