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28th August 1917On this day:
- Activity in Front Line 245 Machine Gun Company
Mercatel – sheet 51B France 1/40,000 M.24.c.2.4 and trenches
Issued with Operations Order for reliefs on the nights of the 29th and 30th August 1917.
1 OR wounded in position 5.6
- Move to Eastern Front Guard Ersatz Division part of German 6th Army
The Division was taken to Chavli (Aug. 28), then to the Gross-Ekkau region. It entered the Front Line in the Uxkuell region and participated in the Riga offensive, entering Riga on the 3rd/4th September 1917.
- 28th August 1917 Further moves
- 28th Aug 1917 In Reserve
- 28th Aug 1917 Very Muddy
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