The Somme Diary of Wilfred Sewell


Maps of the Somme battlefield for 30/6/1916 and 1/7/1916

 

NW France 30 th June 1916.  The heavy black line is the 'Front Line', the boundary between the Allied and German Armies.  Sergeant Sewell and the 'Pals' battalions were part of the Tenth Army to the NW of Beauvais.  (Taken from: Gliddon, G, The Battle of the Somme; Sutton Publishing 1994)

The Tenth Army area (1st July 1916) showing the position of the 31st Division in front of Serre. (Taken from: MacDonald, L, Somme; Penguin, 1993)

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