WAR DIARY of 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
For March 1918
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
Fighting Strength 53 Offs 833 O.R.s
U.25.b.3.4. 1/3/18 Battn constructing Reserve accommodation at U.25.b.3.4.
2/3/18 to 10/3/18 Battn relieved by 23rd Northumberland Fusiliers and marched to NORTH CAMP, MORY.
NORTH CAMP MORY 2.3.18 Battn on Working Parties on Reserve Line NOREUIL. C.9.b. (57 C).
B.21.b.8.7 (57C). to 10.3.18
U 14 11/3/18 to 20/3/18 Battn occupied front line in 14b U 14 (57c)
21/3/18 Very heavy enemy barrage on front line from 5.0 am to 9.30 am. Enemy attacked at 9.30 am. Battn suffered very heavy casualties.
AYETTE 22/3/18 to 23/3/18 Remainder of Battn withdrawn to AYETTE F.6.c.3.3. (57D)
SENLIS 24/3/18 Battn proceeded by march route to SENLIS V.10.d.8.4. (57D).
ESBLER 25/3/18 Battn proceeded by march route to ESBLER, Nr BAEUCOURT.
FIEFFES 26/3/18 Battn proceeded by march route to FIEFFES NR CANDAS.
CAMBLIGNEUL 28/3/18 Battn entrained at CANDAS, and detrained at LARUGNOY D.21.a.9.9. (36B) from this point proceeded by bus to CMABLIGNEUL, W.14.d.2.4. (36B)
CAMBLIGNEUL 30/3/18 H.M. The King visited CAMBLIGNEUL.
2.0 pm. Inspection of Battn by G.O.C. 59th Division
Fighting Strength 30 Offs 627 O.R.s
Cdg 2/6th Sherwood Foresters