On this day 11th June 1917

11.6.1917 MARQUEFFLES FARM: 139 Bde Horse Show. The Battalion won tug of war, 1st in Officers jumping, 1st in VC Race, 2nd Cross Country race, 3rd in turnouts.Marqueffles Farm

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

June 11: Relief complete by 3am. Disposition of units as follows:-

  • Brigade HQs at Bully Grenay
  • 5th Sher Foresters at Bully Grenay
  • 6th Sher Foresters at Fosse 10
  • 7th Sher Foresters at Petit Sains and Fosse 10
  • 8th Sher Foresters at Marqueffles Farm
  • 139 MG Coy at Bully Grenay
  • 139 ™ Batty at Bully Grenay

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

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