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On this day 10th June 1918

10/6/18 VERQUIN: Lieut Col. BW VANN MC rejoined from Rest Station and took over Command of Battalion.

Bernard William Vann

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

10.6.18: The Brigade was inspected by the Army Commander ay GOSNAY. The Army Commander expresses satisfaction. Afterwards he distributed medal ribbons to those who had obtained half yearly honours.

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

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