June 1916

26th Week at War - 27th May - 2nd June continued


27th Week at War - 3rd June - 9th June La Gorgue

Men of the Unit had been employed in constructing a new steel shelter at the back of the MO's dugout at Hougamont. The engineers had supplied all the materials but the erection of the shelter was done entirely by the men of the Unit.

On Tuesday 6th June, the Unit headquarters at La Gorgue were visited by Lt Gen Sir R C B Hakling KCB, commander of XI Army Corps accompanied by the DDMS XI Army Corps and following this visit a message was received by the OC from the ADMS 38th (Welsh) Division stating "The Corps Commander has expressed himself very feel pleased with all he saw at your Field Ambulance on his inspection."

Capt Ffoulkes reported back for duty with the Unit on Thursday 8th June following his stint as acting MO for the 13th Welsh and Lieut Reynolds returned to duty as the 13th Welsh MO having completed his couse of instruction with the Unit.

June is continued on 'To the Somme June - July 1916'

Still under construction.