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21st February 1917On this day:
- No Retaliation 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
(A J Roberts due back from leave).
All quiet - no immediate retaliation by the enemy for the raid.
2/Lt H Davies rejoined the Brigade from Hospital (B236 Battery).
- 21st February 1917 Inspections
- Railway work 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Billets Authie and St Leger Authie
21st to 22th Feb. - Battalion at work on Authie Valley Railway. A company move from Authie to Thievres.
- 21st Feb 1917 Ship Sunk
- 21st Feb 1917 On the Move
Brigade moved into line. 18th DLI B & D Co. in the KEEP HEBUTERNE remainder of Battalion in SAILLY relieving 7th Bn. N. LANCS of 19th Div.
- 21st Feb 1917 Plans Changed
- 21st Feb 1917 Gas
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