Published By Ben Hillidge
Passchendaele. 56 Coy Machine Gun Corps. 26 October 1917.
56 Coy Machine Gun Corps was in 56 Brigade, 19 Division. In October 1917 the Brigade was operating in the Ypres Salient in the area to the south of the Menin Road near to Shrewsbury Forest. They were providing defensive and harassing MG fire. On 26 October, the opening day of the assaults against Passchendaele, they were out of the line and moved up to the front on 27 October. No other details are known.
References and Sources WAR DIARY 56 Brigade October 1917
B&O 1917. Third Ypres. Passchendaele. 56 Coy Machine Gun Corps. 26 Oct 1917.