On this day 17th March 1917


6am: Patrols occupied BURG and later whole of HEDGE TRENCH without opposition.

9am: Patrols pushed into ESSARTS.

2pm: Patrols reconnoitred QUESNOY FARM.

4pm: Small enemy detachment firing machine guns from QUESNOY FARM caused 1 platoon of ours to withdraw.

8.30pm: The Battalion occupied and held QUESNOY FARM.Quesnoy Farm

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

To be completed

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

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