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[Apologies for the slight liberties taken with the formatting of this transcription of Appendix 3 Page1 GGD]

1st Brigade No. 2600.

ATTACHMENT of 17th and 18th WELCH (119th BRIGADE).
(a) June 10th Two Companies 17th Welch report to 8th Berks at PETIT SAINS.
Two Companies 17th Welch report to the Black Watch at LES BREBIS
(b) June 14th

Four Companies 17th Welch march back to Billets at HOUCHIN
Two companies 18th Welch march back to Cameron Head Quarters N. MAROC.
Two Companies 18th Welch report to 10th Gloster Head Quarters N. MAROC

(c) June 18th Four Companies 18th Welch march back to billets at HOUCHIN
Two Companies 17th Welch report to 8th Berks Head Quarters N. MAROC.
Two Companies 17th Welch report to The Black Watch Head Quarters N. MAROC
(d) June 21st Two Companies 18th Welch relieve two Companies 17th Welch with 8th Berks.
Two Companies 18th Welch relieve two Companies 17th Welch with The Black Watch.
Four Companies 17th Welch, on relief, march to Billets in HOUCHIN.
(e) June 22nd

8th Berks, on the relief, hand over two Companies 18th Welch to 10th Glosters
The Black Watch, on relief, hand over two Companies 18th Welch to Camerons.
17th Welch march from HOUCHIN to 40th Divisional Area

(f) June 24th Four Companies 18th Welch march back to Billets at HOUCHIN.

(g)

June 25th

18th Welch march from HOUCHIN to 40th Divisional Area.

 

N. B.

 

Reference (a) and (b) for the first 48 hours Companies of 17th and 18th Welch will be attached on the man to man basis i.e. Company Commander to Company Commander, Platoon Commander to Platoon Commander and one man
of the Welch to one man of the 1st Brigade etc.
      For the second 48 hours they will be attached as Platoons

Reference (c) and (d) the 17th and 18th Welch during this attachment will retain their Company formation.

      The Head Quarters, Signallers, Lewis Gunners, Stretcher Bearers etc. of the 17th and 18th Welch during the first four days of their attachments will be distributed amongst the Battalions of the 1st Brigade.

 
9th June 1916
V. M. Fortune, Major,
Brigade Major 1st Infantry Brigade
Issued to:-   4 Battalions
1st Divn. (G)
1st Divn. (Q)
S taff Captain
17th Welch
18th Welch
119th Infty Brigade