On this day 19th May 1917

19.5.1917 TRENCHES: Battalion relieved by 1/5th North Staffordshire Regiment and moved back into Divisional Reserve billets at PETIT SAINS.

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

17/18 May: On the night of the 17/18th a raid was attempted by the 7th Sherwood Foresters.

19 May: This was repeated on the following night. For detailed report on both nights operations see App6. Pages from WO-95-2693-1

19 may raid

The 139 Bde was relieved in the line by the 137 Brigade.

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

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