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18th January 1918On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers on the move 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers begins return to front line with two days march, via Landrethun, to Audruicq to entrain. The battalion detrains at Elverdinghe, occupying Dirty Bucket Camp.
- ARLEUX SECTOR
Major GIBSON 15TH W YORKS REGT relinquishes command of the Battalion and takes over command of 15TH W YORKS REGT. Major ANDERSON 12TH E YORKS REGT assumes command of the Battalion. Carrying parties same as yesterday. Still raining on and off.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 18th Jan 1918 Working Parties
- 18th Jan 1918 Training & Baths
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