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Heid the Ba

7th Battalion East Yorks, 17th Division, June 1916

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Heid the Ba

I have a friend who has a relative who was in this battalion and was killed (or died) on 20th June 1916.  Does anyone know where the battalion was, and what they were doing, at that time? 

 

Thanks.

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jonbem

Hi

War Diary on National Archives HERE

i would expect on Ancestry too with keyword 2002

regds

Jon

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jonbem

Yup

HERE on Ancestry

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jonbem

Therefore I think around Meaulte [Somme Battlefield 1916]

MAP 

Trench Name Nearest Place Map Sheet Number Map Squares
Kingston Road Meaulte 62dNE2 F 8 b

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Heid the Ba

Thanks, I don't have an Ancestry subscription but I'll pass it on.

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EAST YORKSHIRE
1 hour ago, jonbem said:

Therefore I think around Meaulte [Somme Battlefield 1916]

MAP 

Trench Name Nearest Place Map Sheet Number Map Squares
Kingston Road Meaulte 62dNE2 F 8 b

Don,t know when the trench was first dug, but there is a large road In Hull called Kingston Road, (with it being East Yorks Regiment)

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