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27th February 1917On this day:
- 16th Northumberland Fusiliers relieve 16th Lancs A and B Coys, 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers move up to the dug-outs at Warvillers to join C & D Coys. At night they move to line, taking over from 16 Btn Lancashire Fusiliers. All companies are in the front line over a very extended front.
- 27th February 1917 New horses arrive
- 27th Feb 1917 In Billets
- L4 SECTOR
4th Bn LEICESTER REGT relieved 5th Bn in sector on our left.
3.0pm. L/Cpl RIGG & Pte LAWER returned from patrol and report GOMMECOURT PARK and village evacuated.
6.0pm. GOMMECOURT occupied by two platoons of B Co.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 27th Feb 1917 Reorganisation
- 27th Feb 1917 Relief
- 27th Feb 1917 Training
- 27th of February 1917 Enemy Active
- 27th Mar 1917 On the Move
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