February 1917 and embarkation to France


The 2/6th Battalion marched out of No. 6 Camp at Hurdcott (Fovant) on 25th February and proceeded to Folkstone where they proceeded to Boulogne


2/6th Battalion War Diary February 1917 detailing their arrival in Boulogne on the 28th February (National Archives WO/95/3025)

“For Beattie”

Unknown Sergeant of the 2/6th Battalion with wound stripe, marksman badge and a 2/6th Battalion patch. photo taken in France.

2:6th PC Front BEF2:6th PC back BEF