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familyhistoryman

Hi

I need help in locating the trench map regarding the position of the 16 Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 18th Sep 1918

Tony

 

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Scalyback

That's the The Battle of Epehy. Some reading on that should help pin point any man your after. 

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familyhistoryman

Many thanks for the quick reply

Tony

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asanewt

"113th Bde. held trench near Dessart Wood till 18th then moved up to front line near Gouzeacourt. Attack began 05.40 18th Sept. 114th succesful but 113th met by flanking fire from North and their left Bn. suffered heavily losing eleven of twelve officers who went into action"  38th Di.v Short History

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Scalyback
2 hours ago, asanewt said:

"113th Bde. held trench near Dessart Wood till 18th then moved up to front line near Gouzeacourt. Attack began 05.40 18th Sept. 114th succesful but 113th met by flanking fire from North and their left Bn. suffered heavily losing eleven of twelve officers who went into action"  38th Di.v Short History

 

The 16th RWF war diary is much more informative. Between that and the 10th RWF some of the most concise. 

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familyhistoryman
9 hours ago, asanewt said:

"113th Bde. held trench near Dessart Wood till 18th then moved up to front line near Gouzeacourt. Attack began 05.40 18th Sept. 114th succesful but 113th met by flanking fire from North and their left Bn. suffered heavily losing eleven of twelve officers who went into action"  38th Di.v Short History

 

9 hours ago, asanewt said:

"113th Bde. held trench near Dessart Wood till 18th then moved up to front line near Gouzeacourt. Attack began 05.40 18th Sept. 114th succesful but 113th met by flanking fire from North and their left Bn. suffered heavily losing eleven of twelve officers who went into action"  38th Di.v Short History

Many thanks

Tony

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