On these days 17th and 18th October 1917

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

17/X/17: Very quite day except for usual shelling of LOOs. Two 6″ trench mortars were put in line in order to commence systematic wire cutting. Hostile artillery rather active at 8.45pm.

18/X/17: Intermittent artillery activity during day and night. The new 6″ TM’s commenced wire cutting.

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

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