On these days 11th – 15th October 1917

No record in the 1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

11/X/17: Hostile artillery more active on left sub section, probably owing to our 4.5″ howitzers cutting wire in H26d.howitzer-h26d-1917

12/X/17: Considerable individual movement behind enemy’s lines of men in marching order. This possibly point to a relief. Six patrols were out during the night.patrols-12-october-1917

13/X/17: Exceptionally quite day, except for a light barrage of 77 mm and 105 mm on left sub sector at 12 noon. Six patrols out during the night. The enemy does not appear to send out patrols.patrols-13-october-1917

14/X/17: Hostile artillery active during the night in reply to our harassing fire on communications. Enemy has dug a trench in advance of his front line in H32d, but does not appear to occupy it.h32-1917

15/X/17: Some gas shelling of LOOS otherwise little hostile activity. Enemy’s attitude appears to be entirely defensive. Considerable movement of small parties – some of them in marching order – behind enemy line.patrol-15-october-1917

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

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