Published By John Davies
Arras. Éterpigny, 1 Bn King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 1 September 1918.
On 1 September the battalion were relieving the 1 Bn Somerset Light Infantry in the line in front of Éterpigny, about 15km west of Arras. The battalion HQ was on Lady Lane – the road running SE from Boiry Notre Dame. During the relief the enemy heavily bombarded the position with gas shells which caused a considerable number of casualties.
GOOGLE MAPS Satellite view centres on Lady Lane – location of battalion HQ on the road running SE from Boiry Notre Dame
References and Sources WAR DIARY King’s Own (Royal Lancs) Regiment
B&O 1918. 100 Days. Arras. Éterpigny. 1 Bn King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 1 September 1918.