Arthur Newstead Diary, item 1

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 first page in small lined pocket book  

Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
(10 days) on the way.  Was
present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
37th Div. attached.  Heavy
losses reported.  Gains by

other Divs. North and South
of Thiepval which is being
surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
commenced 12 noon taking
Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
with other gains.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

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270161 Pte. R. Newstead

Ward 30, No. 2. Military Hospital

Old Park Canterbury, Kent

  F. Sub. D. Batt.

72nd Bde Army F. A.


370101 Pte H Newstead

B Coy. 2nd Manchester Rgt.

  B.E.F.                         66th Div.


Sgt. E.D. Walker 3378

977 Coy. A.S.C. M.T.

3rd Army H.Q, Heavy Artill.


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 first page in small lined pocket book  

Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
(10 days) on the way.  Was
present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
37th Div. attached.  Heavy
losses reported.  Gains by

other Divs. North and South
of Thiepval which is being
surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
commenced 12 noon taking
Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
with other gains.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 back of page above  

270161 Pte. R. Newstead

Ward 30, No. 2. Military Hospital

Old Park Canterbury, Kent

  F. Sub. D. Batt.

72nd Bde Army F. A.


370101 Pte H Newstead

B Coy. 2nd Manchester Rgt.

  B.E.F.                         66th Div.


Sgt. E.D. Walker 3378

977 Coy. A.S.C. M.T.

3rd Army H.Q, Heavy Artill.



Transcription history
  • October 24, 2018 17:13:02 Stella Watkin

     first page in small lined pocket book  

    Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
    Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
    N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
    Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
    Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
    at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
    (10 days) on the way.  Was
    present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
    37th Div. attached.  Heavy
    losses reported.  Gains by

    other Divs. North and South
    of Thiepval which is being
    surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
    commenced 12 noon taking
    Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
    with other gains.

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

     back of page above  

    270161 Pte. R. Newstead

    Ward 30, No. 2. Military Hospital

    Old Park Canterbury, Kent

      F. Sub. D. Batt.

    72nd Bde Army F. A.


    370101 Pte H Newstead

    B Coy. 2nd Manchester Rgt.

      B.E.F.                         66th Div.


    Sgt. E.D. Walker 3378

    977 Coy. A.S.C. M.T.

    3rd Army H.Q, Heavy Artill.


  • October 24, 2018 17:05:49 Stella Watkin

     first page in small lined pocket book  

    Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
    Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
    N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
    Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
    Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
    at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
    (10 days) on the way.  Was
    present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
    37th Div. attached.  Heavy
    losses reported.  Gains by

    other Divs. North and South
    of Thiepval which is being
    surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
    commenced 12 noon taking
    Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
    with other gains.

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    back of page above

    270161 Pte. R. Newstead

    Ward 30, No. 2. Military Hospital

    Old Park Canterbury, Kent

      F. Sub. D. Batt.

    72nd Bde Army F. A.


    370101 Pte H Newstead

    B Coy. 2nd Manchester Rgt.

      B.E.F.                         66th Div.


    Sgt. E.D. Walker 3378

    977 Coy. A.S.C. M.T.

    3rd Arny H.Q, Heavy Artill.



  • October 23, 2018 20:11:06 Stella Watkin

     first page in small lined pocket book  

    Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
    Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
    N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
    Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
    Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
    at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
    (10 days) on the way.  Was
    present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
    37th Div. attached.  Heavy
    losses reported.  Gains by

    other Divs. North and South
    of Thiepval which is being
    surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
    commenced 12 noon taking
    Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
    with other gains.


  • October 23, 2018 20:04:12 Stella Watkin

     first page in small lined pocket book  

    Landed at Rouen Base July 18th -16
    Proceeded to join 225th Col. Coy.
    N.E. at Festubert July 25th -16
    Proceeded from there Aug. 5th to
    Engelbelmer (Somme) stopping
    at Sur Saint-Léger and Rocourt
    (10 days) on the way.  Was
    present of offensive of Sept. 3rd -16
    37th Div. attached.  Heavy
    losses reported.  Gains by other Divs. North and South
    of Thiepval which is being
    surrounded.  Heavy bombardment
    commenced 12 noon taking
    Sept. 26th Thiepval captured
    with other gains.


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  • 49.443232||1.099971||

    Rouen, Normandie, France

  • 50.5415629||2.73832||

    Festubert, Pas de Calais, France

  • 50.059361||2.608612||

    Engelbelmer, Somme, France

  • 50.054316||2.689437||

    Thiepval, Somme, France

Location(s)
  • Additional document location Rouen, Normandie, France
  • Additional document location Festubert, Pas de Calais, France
  • Additional document location Engelbelmer, Somme, France
  • Additional document location Thiepval, Somme, France
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Source
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Contributor
David Newstead
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


July 18, 1916 – September 26, 1916
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