On this day 12th November 1917 – daylight raid

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

12/XI/17: Heavy shelling on left subsection at 9.15am. This ceased at 9.25am. A good daylight patrol was done by 2/Lt FAIRBROTHER 8th SF. He proceeded North from our lines up an old trench across NO MANS LAND in H25d and encountered and shot a German with his revolver. He was unable to obtain identification as patrol was bombed by an enemy post in the vicinity.

Orders issued for exchange with 138 Inf Bde from HILL70 to ST ELIE sector.

military_cross2Allen Cameron Fairbrother was awarded the Military Cross

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

241118 Pte John James Shepherd was killed in action


Son of Mr T Shepherd of 20 Applegrove, High Tranmere in Birkenhead

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