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St Amand, 19:30hrs

Battalion relieved the 13th Kings Royal Rifles in the trenches.

Marching out state

Officers: 27 (Quartermaster and Transport Officer remained in billets at St Amand with their respective departments).

Other Ranks: 924

All four companies went into the firing line (shown on the attached rough plan) and were disposed as follows:

B Company Trenches 56 – 58 (inclusive)
A Company Trenches 59 – 61 (inclusive)
C Company Trenches 62- 65 (inclusive)
D Company Trenches 66 – 68 (inclusive)

The ‘night company’ (B) entering via Foncquevillers, the other three via Hannescamps.

The relief was completed about 01:15hrs (16th September)


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