Tag Archives: PHILOSOPHE

On these days 15th and 16th January 1918

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

15 Jan 18: Hostile artillery more active than usual. Right subsection heavily shelled during afternoon. Our relief by 34th Infantry Brigade was indefinitely postponed owing to thaw restriction.

16 Jan 18: Little artillery activity except for shelling of PHILOSOPHE during the afternoon. There was more movement than usual seen behind the enemy’s line.Philosophe

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

On this day 10th August 1917

10.8.1917 St Elie Sector: Relieved by 5th Battalion and moved into Brigade Reserve at PHILOSOPHE.Philosophe

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

10 Aug 4am: Movement reported in the enemy lines just North of the Hulluch-Vermelles Road and a heavy barrage put down on our right subsection. our artillery and machine guns opened and no hostile attack developed.

That evening 5th and 8th Battalions relieved 6th and 7th Battalions in the right and left subsection respectively.

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