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31st March 1917On this day:
- 96th Bridage launch attack The 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers man the outpost line, with Battalion HQ at Germaine. A strong enemy rearguard party is located at Savy Wood and 96 brigade are ordered to clear it. The 2nd Inniskillings and 15th Lancashires attack with 16th Northumberlands in support.
- Retaliation 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery. report
2/Lt E A West rejoined from hospital to D236 Battery. Batteries retaliated during the day and X47 Trench Mortar Battery fired on crater.
- 31st March 1917 Inspections and reinforcements
- 31st March 1917 Ongoing training and Somme lecture
- 31st Mar 1917 Attack made
- 31st Mar 1917 On the Move
- 31st Mar 1917 Attack Postponed
- 31st Mar 1917 Change of Billets
- 31st Mar 1917 Inspection
- 31st Mar 1917 In the Wilderness
- 31st Mar 1917 Advance
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