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[Apologies for slight liberties taken with formatting this second page of Appendix 3 - GGD]

 
1st Brigade No. 2600/1.
 
ATTACHMENT of 17th and 18th WELCH (119th Brigade).
Reference 1st Brigade No. 2600 dated 9th June 1916
1.

' A' and ' B' Companies 17th Welch will march from HOUCHIN tomorrow June 10th, with Cookers, so as to arrive at FOSSE 2 L.34.a.9.5. at 12 Noon.

      A Guide from the 1st Brigade will meet them there and will direct them to the spot where they will have dinners. After dinners Black Watch Guides will meet them and lead them to Black Watch Head Quarters where they will be split up amongst Black Watch Companies

2.

      'C' and ' D' Companies 17th Welch will march from HOUCHIN tomorrow June 10th to PETIT SAINS where they will report to 8th Berks Head Quarters at 3 p.m. with Cookers.

      After tea they will be split up amongst 8th Berks Companies

3.       Head Quarters 17th Welch will be attached as
follows:-
2nd in Command     -     The Black Watch.
Lewis Gun Officer     -     The Black Watch.
Grenade Officer        -     The Black Watch.
Adjutant                  -     8th Berks.
Medical Officer and 8 Stretcher Bearers - 8th Berks..
N.C.O. and 7 Stretcher Bearers - The Black Watch.
Signal Officer and 8 Signallers  - 8th Berks.
Signalling Sergeant and 7 Signallers - The Black Watch..
7 Lewis Gunners - to each Battalion

       With the exception of the Lewis Gunners and the
Lewis Gun Officers (who will report at the Mine Build-
- ings LES BREBIS at 11 a.m. tomorrow where the the 1st
Brigade Lewis Gun Officer will meet them), all
Officers, N.C.O.'s and Men attached to The Black
Watch should accompany 'A' and 'B' Companies (para 1),
those attached to the 8th Berks. with 'C' and 'D'
Companies (para 2).

4.

      The 17th Welch will wire as soon as possible to
1st Brigade Head Quarters giving strength of Officers and
Other Ranks by Companies.

                                                                  
9th June 1916                          

 V. M. Fortune, Major,
Brigade Major 1st Infantry Brigade
Issued to:-

4 Battalions
119th Infty Brigade
17th Welch
Staff Captain