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14th August 1916On this day:
- 3rd Monmouths split 200 NCO's and men of the 3rd Monmouth Battalion left to join the 2nd Monmouthshire's
- Relocations 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
the remaining sections of A236, B236 and D236 Batteries move into action positions at Bottom Wood.
Gunner Wood and Gunner Mason injured through GS Wagon overturning.
- 14th August 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- Appointments 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
14th August 1916 - Ronville - 2/Lt Constantine W and Smith WH posted for duty from officers base depot to B and C company respectively.
- 14th August 1916 Intense personal training for men and horses
- 14th Aug 1916 New Billets
- 14th Aug 1916 145 MGC in Action
- TRENCHES FESTUBERT SECTOR
Weather cooler with fresh WEST wind. Some artillery activity against hostile trenches NORTH of us.
2130. C Co. relieved B, & A Co. relieved D. New disposition Right Front Line - C Co. Left Front Line - A Co. Right Support B Co. Left Support D Co. 1 OR wounded & died of wounds later.
- 14th Aug 1916 Conference
- 14th Aug 1916 Orders Issued
- 14th Aug 1916 Quiet
- 14th Aug 1916 Reliefs
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