On this day 28th April 1918 – Several Brigade casualties

28.4.18: Battalion relieved by 1/5th Lincolnshire Regiment and moved into Divisional Reserve at VERQUIN.

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

28/4/18: 139th Infantry Brigade is relieved in ESSARS SECTION by 138th Infantry Brigade.

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

202168 L/Cpl Sidney Earle Keeler aged 23. Son of John Edmund and Anna Maria Keeler, of Manor Farm, Roughton, Norwich.

201856 Pte Thomas Edward Walton aged 24. Son of Mr. C. E. and Mrs. S. H. Walton, of 19, Vale St., Derby.

241479 Pte George Arthur Page aged 41. Son of George and Zilpah Page, of 6, Bank Yard, Low Pavement, Chesterfield.

306071 Pte Ernest Cross aged 39. Son of George and Sarah Ann Cross, of 56, William St., Newark, Notts.

306497 Pte Fred Townsend aged 19. Son of William Townsend, of Wellingore, Lincoln.

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