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Stevend

10th H.L.I. 17TH March 1916

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Stevend

Can anyone tell me where this Battalion was or what casualties  they had on this day.

 

Thank you 

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GraemeClarke

Morning,

 

From the war Diary

 

11-03-1916 LE BIZET BILLETS

12-03-1916  Relieved 9th S.R. in the trenches and occupied defended locality except that we still occupied Trench 95 until 96 A 97 A completed and 100 until ---. Troops at RESERVE FARM move to Frontline.

 

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17-03-1916 IN TRENCHES Very fine weather. Enemy quiet. One man killed. Casualties; KILLED 1 WOUNDED NIL SICK 1 TOTAL 2

 

Regards,

 

Graeme

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Stevend

Hi many thank I am researching the soldier killed that day was it through shellfire or attack.

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jay dubaya

The war diary records the days either side of the 17th the enemy sending over minenwerfers, sausages and rifle grenades. One may suspect that McDermid was a casualty as a result of these. 

 

J

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