On these days 6th to 8th January 1917

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

6/1/18: CHAPEL ALLEY was shelled during afternoon and HV [high velocity] guns again shelved VERMELLES.chapel-alley

7/1/18: Little activity on part of enemy. During the night a large patrol of 7th Sherwood Foresters attempted to capture an enemy post in G11b but met with strong opposition and was compelled to withdraw after entering the enemy trench and sustained a few casualties. Considerable movement heard in enemy trenches at 6.15pm.g11b

8/1/18: Quite day. During the evening Horse transport was heard in rear of enemy lines and engaged by our artillery and heard to move off in disorder.

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

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