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21st August 1917On this day:
- Activity in Front Line 245 Machine Gun Company
Mercatel and trenches.
Relief postponed as gas is expected to be released in the 50th Divisional area.
Issued orders for reliefs to take place on the night of 22/23rd August.
- 21st August 1917 Divisional Gas Lecture and Drill
- L4 MERICOURT SECTOR
21st - 24th August. Battalion was relieved in ACHEVILLE SECTOR by 11th E. LANCS. Relief complete at 11.30pm. Battalion then crossed over and relieved 11th E.YORKS in the MERICOURT SECTOR relief complete at 1.0am. Order of battle after relief: 18th WYR L3 Sector. 18th DLI L4 Sector. 15th WYR in support. 16th WYR in reserve. On right 94th Bde. On left 85th CANADIANS, 12th CANADIAN Bde, 3rd Div.
- 21st Aug 1917 On the March
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