Finsbury Rifles

Finsbury Rifles: Away from the Western Front. 25th June to 2nd July 1916.

In recent posts we have seen various divine services taking place. Often these would be open air and represent some of the few times that the men could come together collectively, outside of battle.


Date 25/6/16
Voluntary divine service. Battalion finding guards and outposts. 2nd Lt Allen to hospital.

Date 26 to 28/6/16

Work on defences as usual.

Date 29 to 30/6/16

Work on defences. Battalion finding guards and outposts as usual.

Date 1/7/16

Work on defences as usual (placing dugouts).

Date 2/7/16

Divine service under coy arrangements.

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