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22nd January 1917On this day:
- Registration & Reliefs 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report from
The Brigade checked zero lines and registrations. A test SOS. was received by the Batteries of the Brigade and the times averaged two minutes.
Lt G Lyon Smith left for England on Jan 21st 1917 to continue his medical studies.
2/Lt M O Haskell RFA(SR) becomes acting Adjutant.
On the night of 22/23 January the 6th Battalion (City of London Rifles) relieved 7th Battalion and 15th Battalion (Civil Service Rifles) relieved 8th Battalion, (all units in 47th Division).
- 22nd January 1917 33rd Battalion AIF movements
- Move to dual billets 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Copies of war diary images are very faint and handwriting difficult to distinguish. Some interpretation required.
22nd Jan. 1917 - Battalion leaves Bouzincourt and marches to Le Festel and Hanchy. Headquarters of Battalion with B&D Companies are billeted at Le Festel. A&C Companies are billeted at Hanchy.
- 22nd January 1917 CO's Inspection
- THIEVRES & MARIEUX
Battalion vacated billets & moved into billets at HEUZECOURT. Training commenced in earnest, 18 mile route march.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 22nd Jan 1917 Lunch Distrupted
- 22nd Jan 1917 Training
- 22nd Jan 1917 Reliefs
- 22nd Jan 1917 Inspections
- 22nd of January 1917 An Enemy Attack
- 22nd of January 1917 Reinforcements Arrive
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