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On this Day:07-08-1916

 Daily Battery Activity - 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report Batteries at disposal of Battery Commanders.

 9th Sherwoods Machine gunners in action on The Somme - The Machine Gun Company of the 9th Sherwood Forresters was attached to the South Staffs Regt prior to the Somme Offensive and went into action in Delville Wood on the 7th August 1916.


Draft 50 OR reported to HQ. Col R.E. CHEYNE 29 Lancers reported & assumed command 8.8.16.

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Those known to have died on  07-08-1916  in the Great War.

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