On this day 17th March 1918

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

17th March: The enemy cut two gaps in our wire at A.28.c.1.6 and A.27.d.70.05 with his artillery. There was a good deal of activity with 105 mm shells on Reserve Line and Trench Junctions.

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

269235 Pte Albert Sleaford from Derby was killed in action

204577 Pte Frederick Lester Chapman from Tideswall died of wounds

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