On this day 7th December 1917

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

7/XII/17: Hostile artillery active during the afternoon. A hostile airplane was brought down in our lines during the afternoon and the pilot captured.

At 7.25am large explosions were heard in or behind the slag heap in G5. Debris was thrown for a long distance and a man was seen in the air.g5ab

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



265296 L/Cpl George Sheard was killed in action aged 21 and 72894 Pte James George Mott died of wounds265296-sheard

Son of George James and Mary Sheard of 29 Young St., Blue Bell Hill in Nottingham


James George Mott transferred to the Sherwood Foresters from the London Regiment


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