On this day 1st July 1917

1.7.1917 Trenches: In conjunction with rest of Division one Company (“A” Company) attacked German positions West of Lens. Objective was gained but was not held.St Pierre 1917

Casualties during the operation:-

  • 2/Lieut RCF DOLLEY missing
  • Lieut J Taylor wounded
  • 2/Lieut TAD MABBOTT wounded
  • Other Ranks – 8 killed, 29 wounded, 4 wounded and missing, 3 missing.Casualties 1st July 1917Dolley small

Reginald Charles Francis Dolley

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

1 July 1917 casualties139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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