2/6th Sherwood Foresters For July 1917
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
July 1st 1917 1/7/17 Fighting Strength Officers 17
Other Ranks 450
Q.18.b.8.8. 2/7/17 3 am. Battn relieved by 2/5th Sherwood Foresters & withdrawn into Brigade Reserve in DESSART WOOD. Battn. H.Q. established at W.1.d.2.8. (Ref 57C S.E.)
DESSART WOOD 2/7/17 to 8/7/17 The whole Bn engaged on Working Parties whilst in Brigade Reserve.
8.7.17 9 am. Battn. marched to O.35.d.7.7. Ref 57C S.W. on the relief of the Division by 58th Division. 2/6th Bn London Regt. relieved 2/6th Bn. Sherwood Foresters. 59th Division withdrawn into Army Reserve and transferred from III Corps IV Army to IV Corps 3rd Army.
O.35.d.7.7. 10/7/17 Training of Division commenced in accordance with S.S. Appendix XIII.
19/7/17 8 am. Brigade Tactical Exercise. Trench to trench attack over old BRITISH and GERMAN Trenches E of 23/7/17 SAILLY-SAILLISELLE. U.8.d.
27/7/17 9 am. Divisional Tactical Scheme No 1 trench to trench attack over old BRITISH and GERMAN Trenches between LE TRANSLOY and SAILLY-SAILLSEL. U.1.
31/7/17 8 am. One Company Field Firing at LIGNY-THILLOY Range N.9.a.5.1. – N.15.a.5.2
31/7/17 Fighting Strength Officers 11
- R. 480
Comdg 2/6th Bn. The Sherwood Foresters
July 31st 1917