Message from Corps Commander 18 May 1917

Message from Corps Commander 18 May 1917



S.G. 259/189


Divisional H.Q.

18th May 1917


The Divisional Commander wishes to express his sincere appreciation of the resource and bravery shown by all which lead to the great defeat of the enemy on the 16th May.


He has great pleasure in communicating the following message from the Corps Commander.


G.O.C. 51st Division.


“Heartiest congratulations to you all on fine work on 15th and 16th and especially to General BURN and 152nd Infantry Brigade whose tenacity and pluck saved an awkward situation aaa The Division may well be proud of their latest achievement”



Laurence Carr, Major G.S.

for Lieut Colonel,

General Staff

51st (Highland) Division.