Rodaways of ww1-2

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THE 89th AND 90th BRIGADE 30 DIVISION

89th Brigade missing are the changes made in 1918 both brigades

17th Bn, the King’s Liverpool Regiment left June 1918

18th Bn, the King’s left December 1915, rejoined February 1918, left June 1918

19th Bn, the King’s

20th Bn, the King’s disbanded February 1918

2nd Bn, the Bedfordshire Regiment joined December 1915, left February 1918

89th Machine Gun Company joined 13 March 1916, moved to 30th Bn MGC 1 March 1918

89th Trench Mortar Battery joined by 16 June 1916

90th Brigade

16th Bn, the Manchester Regiment left as cadre June 1918

17th Bn, the Manchester Regiment left February 1918

18th Bn, the Manchester Regiment disbanded February 1918

19th Bn, the Manchester Regiment left December 1915

2nd Bn, the Royal Scots Fusiliers joined December 1915

90th Machine Gun Company joined 13 March 1916, moved to 30th Bn MGC 1 March 1918

90th Trench Mortar Battery formed by 16 June 1916

2nd Bn, the Bedfordshire Regiment joined February 1918, left May 1918


war diaries  from JUNE 1st to 30th.

17th Battalion Kings Liverpool REGIMENT 89TH BRIGADE 30TH DIVISION

JUNE 1st/10th , VAUX-EN-AMENOIS.
Brigade training on attack on German trenches opposite 22 sub section (AP.3 to Head street)
13 corps 30th Division,
Commanders and same field officers present.
JUNE 12th 9.30.AM Battalion left VAUX-EN-AMENOIS and returned AILLY-SUR-SOMME
"" 3.30.PM Battalion arrived at HEILLY (looks like detrained)
"" 7.50 PM Battalion marched from Heilly arrived BRAY,
Major G Rollo,RSM 16122 Gray W,AND SGT 15284 Stirling D. (MASTER COOK)
Mentioned in Sir Douglas Haiges  Dispatches
JUNE 17th Battalion left BRAY to relieve 17th Manchesters in MARICOURT DEFENCES
JUNE 18th 12.30 relief complete
JUNE 24th "U" day, our artillery bombarded enemy trenches along all of the front
JUNE 25th "V day our artillery bombarded enemy trenches,Trench mortars taking part
Luit A.G.HEAP and 35 OR arrived at BRAY and taken on strength.
JUNE 26th "W" DAY Our Bombardment still heavy on German lines,
Battalion relived by 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment in Z2 sub section

JUNE 26th/27th Night time bombardment on our front line trenches, 17 killed 57 OR wounded
JUNE 27th "X" day , bombardment continued by our artillery,weather very bad heavy rain
Trenches becoming very difficult.
JUNE 28th "Y"day, shelling continued from both sides, 4 OR killed 15 OR WOUNDED
"Z"day Postponed for 48 hours
JUNE 29th bombardment continued but not as severe, weather clearer
JUNE 30th our bombardment continued heavy,weather fine,trenches much improved.

26th June 1916 ALL Privates unless stated
AITKEN WH 22304 20TH BN
ASKEW J 31013 20TH BN
BENNETT MW 22617 20TH BN
BOWDEN W 22931 20TH BN
CARROLL J 21465 19TH BN
COLLIGAN J 22958 20TH BN
DAVIS F 29712 20TH BN
HOWELL AE 22728 20TH BN
NORMAN G 22793 20TH BN
PRINCE P 26568 20TH BN
SIMMONDS PG 22531 20TH BN
SPENCE RM 33230 17TH BN

27th June 1916 all 17th bn unless stated
ARKINSTALL CH 26097
COLLIGAN J 29749
DON PH 15906
HUFTON H 15449 L/CPL
HURRY PW 21535 19TH BN
KEAY H 15751 SGT
KING JE 15404
LAMMIE JH 31191
LANG M 26090
LAWTON S 26644 L/CPL
LEWIS JB 21554 19TH BN
MARSH W 29160
NOLAN R 24939
REA RM 26106 CSM
SCHWARTZ CV 15001
SMITH WT 32806
WALKER B 30243
WHITTAKER WJ 15369
WYNNE G 15472 L.CPL

the shelling on the 26th/27th shows 17 killed looks like one of the wounded died, after the count

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