Tag Archives: GORRE SECTOR

One these days 27-31st May 1918

27.5.18 VAURICOURT: QM and Hon Lieut SB BOULTON joined the Battalion for duty/

28.5.18 VAUDRICOURT WOOD: Battalon was inspected by GIC Division on football ground at GOSNAY.

30.5.18 VAUDRICOURT WOOD: Battalion relieve the 1/4th Leicesters on the Left Subsection of the GORRE SECTOR.

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

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

28/5/18: Inspection of Brigade at Gosnay by GOC Division. GOS was favourable impressed.

29/5/18: Training under Battalion arrangement.

31/5/18: Received 138 Infantry Brigade in GORRE SECTOR on night 31/31st.

31/5/18: Hostile artillery fired a few rounds of Blue Cross Gas onto Gore Bridge. Enemy aeroplanes were active: otherwise a quite day.

80114 Pte Harry Teagen was killed in action aged 37

Son of William and Eliza Teagen; husband of Ethel Frances Teagen of 33 Leadenhall St., Leicester

66th Trench Duty 2nd-4th May 1918

2.5.18 VERQUIN: The Battalion releived the 1/6th North Staffs Regt in Right Subsection of the GORRE SECTOR.

Right Sub-Sector of the GORRE Section

Left Sub-Sector of the GORRE Section

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

1/5/18 – 2/5/18 GORRE SECTOR: Brigade in Divisional Reserve in FOUQUIRES VADRICOURT area. Relieves 137th Infantry Brigade in GORRE SECTION on night 2/3 May.

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