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28th February 1917On this day:
- Movements 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
2/Lt Metcalfe and Overton return to 47th Divisional Ammunition Column after attachment.
2/Lt Hellies attached from 47th Divisional Ammunition Column to D236 Battery for a fortnight.
- 28th February 1917 Regimental Routine and Brigade Conference
- 28th Feb 1917 Back in Action
- L4 SECTOR
6.0am. GOMMECOURT detachment relieved by 4th LEICESTERS.
12 noon. Detachment at NAMELESS FARM push out patrols and gain touch with 4th LEICESTERS at GOMMECOURT CEMETARY.
4.15pm. Battalion HQ move to dug out in 1st GERMAN LINE at K11a24.
7.30pm. MOLTKE GRABEN occupied by posts. Patrols fail to establish themselves in 1st GARDE STELLUNG which was strongly held.
- 28th Feb 1917 Cavalry Moving Up
- 28th Feb 1917 Working Parties
- 28th Feb 1917 Training
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