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20th June 1916On this day:
- Trench Mortars Active 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report enemy trench mortars again very active in the morning and our Howitzer Battery shelled the suspected places with good result.
Our own trench mortars registered the German wire.
Major Cooper A236 and Major Clifton A237 Batteries are Mentioned in Despatches.
1417 Gunner Young A236 Battery is awarded the Military Medal by the Commander in Chief under authority from HM The King (IV GRO 943).
- 20th June 1916 Inspections
- 20th Jun 1916 Honours for Walsall Territorials
- 20th Jun 1916 Signals Offices a Hive of Activity
- 20th Jun 1916 Inspection
- At 7am D Company, 18th DLI comprising 3 officers, 197 other ranks proceeded to Gezaincourt.
- 20th Jun 1916 Reliefs Completed
- 20th Jun 1916 Patrols
- 20th Jun 1916 Training
- 20th Jun 1916 In the Trenches
- 20th Jun 1916 Shock
- 20th Jun 1916 Attack Expected
- 20th of June 1916 Simpson's Group
- 20th June 1916
- 20th of June 1916 New Officers
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