Arthur Newstead Diary, item 3

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 Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

by machine gun and bombs.

Several infantry casualties.

All R.E. again returned safely,

there being much less shelling 

in that quarter than was 

anticipated.

Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

Beaumont-Hamel and St.

Pierre Divion captured with 

about 5,000 prisoners.

Half our company over with 4th

wave.  Remaining over later

and by new front Line

trench.  During evening

by village of St Pierre Divion


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 Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

by machine gun and bombs.

Several infantry casualties.

All R.E. again returned safely,

there being much less shelling 

in that quarter than was 

anticipated.

Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

Beaumont-Hamel and St.

Pierre Divion captured with 

about 5,000 prisoners.

Half our company over with 4th

wave.  Remaining over later

and by new front Line

trench.  During evening

by village of St Pierre Divion



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  • November 7, 2018 09:08:41 Stella Watkin

     Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    by machine gun and bombs.

    Several infantry casualties.

    All R.E. again returned safely,

    there being much less shelling 

    in that quarter than was 

    anticipated.

    Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

    Beaumont-Hamel and St.

    Pierre Divion captured with 

    about 5,000 prisoners.

    Half our company over with 4th

    wave.  Remaining over later

    and by new front Line

    trench.  During evening

    by village of St Pierre Divion


  • October 24, 2018 12:26:56 Stella Watkin

     Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    by machine gun and bombs.

    Several infantry casualties.

    All R.E. again returned safely,

    there being much less shelling 

    in that quarter than was 

    anticipated.

    Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

    Beaumont-Hamel and St.

    Pierre Divion captured with 

    about 5,000 prisoners.

    Half our company over with 4th

    wave.  Remaining over later

    and by new front Line

    trench.  During evening

    by village of St Pierre Divion



  • October 23, 2018 20:48:36 Stella Watkin

     Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    by machine gun and bombs.

    Several infantry casualties.

    All R.E. again returned safely,

    there being much less shelling 

    in that quarter than was 

    anticipated.

    Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

    Beaumont-Hamel and St.

    Pierre Divion captured with 

    about 5,000 prisoners.

    Half our company over with 4th

    wave.  Remaining over later

    and by new front Line

    trench.  During evening

    by village of St Pierre Divion


  • October 23, 2018 20:41:32 Stella Watkin

     Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    by machine gun and bombs.

    Several infantry casualties.

    All R.E. again returned safely,

    there being much less shelling 

    in that quarter than was 

    anticipated.

    Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

    Beaumont-Hamel and St.

    Pierre Déveron captured with 

    about 5,000 prisoners.

    Half our company over with 4th

    wave.  Remaining over later

    and by new front Line

    trench.  During evening

    by village of St Pierre Devisin


  • October 23, 2018 20:40:13 Stella Watkin

    Page 3 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead

    by machine gun and bombs.

    Several infantry casualties.

    All R.E. again returned safely,

    there being much less shelling 

    in that quarter than was 

    anticipated.

    Big offensive on today Nov. 13th -16

    Beaumont Hamel and St,

    Pierre Déveron captured with 

    about 5,000 prisoners.

    Half our company over with 4th

    wave.  Remaining over later

    and by new front Line

    trench.  During evening

    by village of St Pierre Devisin


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    Beaumont-Hamel, France

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    Saint-Pierre-Divion, Somme, France

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  • Additional document location Beaumont-Hamel, France
  • Additional document location Saint-Pierre-Divion, Somme, France
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Source
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Contributor
David Newstead
License
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November 13, 1916 – November 16, 1916
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