Arthur Newstead Diary, item 2

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 Page 2 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

Moved from Engelbelmer to

Aveluy wood beginning Oct.

Dug communication trench

through old "No mans' Land"

from old British front line to

old German front line front

of Thiepval woods.  7 casualties 

in working party (4 night's 

-worth)  No R.E. hit.

Went over top following

bombing party Oct 28.  About 

400 yds trench captured.

Built machine-gun emplacement

consolidated.  Counter

bombing attack at us by

Germans.  Replied with losses.



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 Page 2 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

Moved from Engelbelmer to

Aveluy wood beginning Oct.

Dug communication trench

through old "No mans' Land"

from old British front line to

old German front line front

of Thiepval woods.  7 casualties 

in working party (4 night's 

-worth)  No R.E. hit.

Went over top following

bombing party Oct 28.  About 

400 yds trench captured.

Built machine-gun emplacement

consolidated.  Counter

bombing attack at us by

Germans.  Replied with losses.




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  • November 7, 2018 09:06:43 Stella Watkin

     Page 2 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    Moved from Engelbelmer to

    Aveluy wood beginning Oct.

    Dug communication trench

    through old "No mans' Land"

    from old British front line to

    old German front line front

    of Thiepval woods.  7 casualties 

    in working party (4 night's 

    -worth)  No R.E. hit.

    Went over top following

    bombing party Oct 28.  About 

    400 yds trench captured.

    Built machine-gun emplacement

    consolidated.  Counter

    bombing attack at us by

    Germans.  Replied with losses.



  • October 23, 2018 20:33:12 Stella Watkin

     Page 2 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    Moved from Engelbelmer to

    Avelay wood beginning Oct.

    Dug communication trench

    through old "No mans' Land"

    from old British front line to

    old German front line front

    of Thiepval woods.  7 casualties 

    in working party (4 night's 

    -worth)  No R.E. hit.

    Went over top following

    bombing party Oct 28.  About 

    400 yds trench captured.

    Built machine-gun emplacement

    consolidated.  Counter

    bombing attack at us by

    Germans.  Replied with losses.




  • October 23, 2018 20:31:29 Stella Watkin

    Moved from Engelbelmer to

    Avelay wood beginning Oct.

    Dug communication trench

    through old "No mans' Land"

    from old British front line to

    old German front line front

    of Thiepval woods.  7 casualties 

    in working party (4 night's 

    -worth)  No R.E. hit.

    Went over top following

    bombing party Oct 28.  About 

    400 yds trench captured.

    Built machine-gun emplacement

    consolidated.  Counter

    bombing attack at us by

    Germans.  Replied with losses.




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  • 50.059361||2.608612||

    Engelbelmer, Somme, France

  • 50.023618||2.6595019||

    Aveluy Wood, Mesnil-Martinsart, France

  • 50.054316||2.689437||

    Thiepval, Somme, France

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  • Additional document location Engelbelmer, Somme, France
  • Additional document location Aveluy Wood, Mesnil-Martinsart, 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/


October 28, 1916
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