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2nd Argylls July 1916


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I'm looking for some assistance to find out where the 2nd bn Argylls were around the 16th July 1916 please, Ive looked up the diaries and the only ones Ive found go to November 1915

Thanks in anticipation.

Womo

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jay dubaya

From Westlake's 'Battalions on the Somme'

Attack on High Wood (15/7) - in action around Windmill, Bazentin-le-Petit. Casualties - 117. To south end of Mametz Wood (16/7). Moved forward to support at Bazentin-le-Grand Wood (18/7) - returning to Mametz Wood same day. Moved forward to trenches north of Bazentin-le-Petit (20/7) - attacked along Bazentin-High Wood Road. Relieved and to Dernancourt (21/7).

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jay dubaya

2nd ASH at the National Archives, can be downloaded for free after registering a free account 

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Hi Womo,

 

At the National Archives, for July 1916, the Battalion war diary is here; the Brigade diary here; and Division diary here.

 

Regards

Chris

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