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Remembering another bitter day for the BEF, 100 years ago today


Chris_Baker
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Remembering the costly and fruitless attacks made this day 100 years ago:
- 1st Somerset Light Infantry and 1st Rifle Brigade at the 'German Birdcage', near Le Gheer;
- 2nd Leicesters, 2/3rd Ghurka Rifles and other elements of the Gharwal Brigade at the Jat Salient near the Rue du Bois;
- 1st Highland Light Infantry, 1/4th Ghurka Rifles and other elements of the Sirhind and Ferozepore Brigades at Givenchy.

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Pte Goggin 7056 from 1st Somerset L. I. was a casualty that day. He kept a personal record of the places he was in(enclosed) ,ending in armentíers on the 7th Oct.

Pte Goggin 7056.pdf

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Tough, tough times.

Bernard

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Remembering all those brave souls :poppy:

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Remembering all those who died at Le Gheer and elsewhere on 19 December. Tough times indeed.

Neil

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