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Army Form C.2118
17th (S) Bn
The Welsh Regiment
August 1917

Aug 1917
Diary Pages:
Aug17_DP01
Aug17_DP02
Aug17_DP03
Aug17_DP04
Aug17_DP05
Aug17_DP06
Aug17_DP07
Aug17_DP08

Map 57c S.E. 1/20000

VILLERS   PLOUICH      LEFT SUBSector
12/8

Battalion in Front Line. MAjor R.J.ANDREWS DSO. MC. took over temporary command of the Battalion vice Lieut. Colonel A. BRYANT D.S.O. who proceeded to England on leave (14/8)


13/8

Battalion in Front Line. No MAN'S LAND patrolled at night as usual


14/8

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GOUZEAUCOURT
15/8

On the night 15/16th August the Battalion was relieved by the 18th Welsh. On completion of relief the Battalion moved back into Brigade Reserve and occupied its former reserve billets. A Coy in GOUZEAUCOURT - TRECAULT RD, B Coy and C Coy near QUENTIN MILL, D Coy & B.H.Q. at GRANTHAM W. 6. d. 6.2


16/8

Battalion in Brigade Reserve. Day spent in cleaning up


17/8

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18/8

Battalion in Brigade Reserve. Musketry training. 3 Coys working at night on Front Line


19/8

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