Tuesday, 8 September 2015

6th Sept 1915 (monday)

9th RWF Entry for Monday the 6th Sept

1 man killed

58th Brigade Entry for the same day

  • Our Trench Mortar in IND 1 E fired a few rounds for ranging purposes with good effect. Enemy retaliated with rifle grenades.

  • IND 1 A supported  ????? at junction of Grenadier Road  and fife trench? 
  • Work continued as before
  • Casualties - 1 man RWF Killed, 2 from Wilshire wounded.  
Comment -
This was the only comment made - It does not mention who he is or how he was killed. More than likely he was killed by the retaliation rifle grenades 

The record show he was 
The soldier was Pte William John Roberts 13640, aged 23.
Son of Edward and Ann Roberts, of Broad Oak Farm, Northop, Flints. Native of Bagillt, Flints.

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