On this day 11th December 1917

11/12/1917 VERQUIN: Lieut CG RADFORD awarded the Military Cross in connection with the raid on the night 14/15 November 1917.

Radford CGRadford Nov 1917

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

11/XII/1917: A successful raid was carried out during the afternoon by the 5th Sherwood Foresters on hostile trenches in H7c.

15th-raid-11-december-1917Many Germans were killed and 5 prisoners belonging to the 13th Bavarian Regiment were captured. This is fully dealt with in the attached report on the operation.13th-bavarian

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


306495 Pte Henry Moult from Mansfield died of wounds on this day

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