On this day 9th June 1917

9.6.1917 FOSSE 10 SAINS EN GOHELLE: Battalion inspected by GENERAL SIR WILLIAM ROBERSTON (Chief of Imperial General Staff).Sir William Robertson

The GOC Division expressed his great satisfaction with the work done by the Battalion during the last tour in the trenches.

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

June 9: On the night of the 9/10th the 8th Sherwood Foresters raided the enemy’s trenches at N.19.a.2.7. The party entered the trench and found it unoccupied.N.19.a.2.7 June 1917raid 9 June 1917

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

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