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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 reference GOUZEAUCOURT Ed 1A 1/20,000

GOUZEAUCOURT
23/8

Battalion in Brigade Reserve. On the night 23/24th The Battalion relieved the 18th Welsh in the Left Subsector VILLERS PLOUICH and the dispositions of the companies were as follows

A Coy Right Front with D Coy in Support
C Coy Left   Front with B Coy in Support

2/Lt F.P.M. PEERS and 2/Lt TREVOR DAVIES rejoined Battalion from Base. 2/Lt Peers was posted to B Coy. 2/Lt T Davoes to D Coy


24/8

Battalion in Front Line - Patrols went nightly from both company fronts.


25/8

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26/8

    ----------- do--------    Lt Colonel A. BRYANT DSO arrived back from leave and took over command of the Battalion vice Major R-J-ANDREWS D.S.O. M.C.


27/8

Battalion in Front Line. Inter-Batt relief D COy relieved A Coy in Right Subsector and B Coy relieved C Coy in Left Subsector. Patrolling at night as usual.


28/8

Battalion in Front Line. A strong fighting patrol composed of   2 Officers (2/Lt K.L.JONES and 2/Lt D M DAVIES) and 30 O.R. - the whole under the control of a/Captain F S HIGSON searched the area around the CEMETERY but no trace of the enemy was found.


29/8

Battalion in Front Line. Patrolling at night as usual

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