Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Thirty Seventh Day of the Third Battle of Ypres

Captain L F Beal [X550/1/82] 

Wednesday 5th September 1917

61st (South Midland) Division made another piecemeal attack on Hill 35 today, the 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment being selected for the task. They succeeded in capturing an outpost but were unable to hold it.

The adjutant of 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, tells us that Captain L F Beal MC has joined from the 2nd Battalion. He will be an acting major and act as second-in-command.

Sources: X550/3/wd; X550/7/1

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