Follow the preparations for the the Battle of Arras through the words of the actual War Diary written at the time.

November-December 1916
January 1917
February 1917
March 1917
April 1917
Unit War Diary: November-December 1916
  • news that Lt. Durant died as POW at Chateau St. Laurent in Sept.
  • Sgt T. Jones died of wounds
  • record mining footage of over 3 feet per man
  • Sapper Harrison wounded by shrapnel shell
  • new type of gas helmet issued
  • Unit begins to connect up several caves
  • Tunnellers discover 3-400 year-old cellars