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6th Btn. Wiltshire Regiment served with the 19th Division near the Hollandscheschurr Farm mines, during the 1917 Battle of Messines.

Those who served with the 6th Btn. Wiltshire Regiment

at The Battle of Messines.

  • Badgley  
  • James Chester 2nd Lt. d.7th Jun 1917
  • Marlow  
  • Percy Capt.. d.7th July 1917
  • McGregor
  • E. G. Pte. d.7th Jun 1917

    The 25th Division in France and Flanders

    Lieut.-Col. M. Kincaid-Smith

    A history of the 25th Division, completed in February and in July 1918. The book contains 429 pages of fairly detailed history, including many statistics such as casualties, promotions and awards. The main periods are the Somme in 1916, the various battles of 1917 and the German and British offensives of 1918. From Amazon.co.uk: New Army division formed in September 1914. To France in September 1915. Armentieres, Vimy Ridge (1916), Somme, Messines. Third Ypres and the Aisne (1918). 48,289 casualties (623 officers and 12,623 other ranks dead). Reconstituted in England June 1918.

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