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Havrincourt Wood, 7th December 1917

From G. K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

“On December 7 the 183rd Brigade relieved the Battalion, which moved back to tents in Havrincourt Wood. It was bitter! Shells and aeroplane bombs made the wood dangerous as well as cold.”

War Diary of the 2/4th Royal Berkshire

Friday 7th December 1917, France, Trenches R8 West of Railway VILLERS-PLOUICH Area.

Readjustment of 61 Div Front took place.

CO visited line and working parties preparatory to handing over to 2/5 GLOSTERS.

Casualties to date

Killed Wounded Wounded Officers
A 4 15 2 Lieut LEGGETT
B 2 12 JANAWAY
C 6 16
D 9 24

21 67

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