On this day 2nd February 1917

No record in the 1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

2nd: Enemy fired about 30 77mm shells onto Green Street and the front line during the morning.Green Street

8th Sherwood Foresters take over HQrs and the right Coy front (up to Trench 60) of 4th Lincoln Regiment.

A party of 91st Reserve Infantry Regiment approached our front north of the Gommecourt Road – threw several bombs and were driven off by Lewis Gun fire. The bodies of 1 Lieutenant and 1 NCO of the party were subsequently brought into our lines. the former being found within 15 yards of our parapet.

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

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