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1st/5th KOYLI


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I'm looking for some information on the 1st/5th Bn KOYLI for the 3rd of July 1916.

Does anyone have access to a copy of the Bn war diary.

I need to know where they were and if they took part in an attack on that day.



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:source Saturday Soldiers by MK Johnson History of KOYLI TF batts in great war

3rd July 1916 page 50

Yes they were involved they had relieved two coys of 1/4th York and Lancs in Area of A 17,18,19 of German Lines in the afternoon of 3rd July.North of Thiepval wood.

They were attacked by German troops on the afternoon of 4th July.


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