246th Machine Gun Company

Machine Gun Company was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division.

Brigade attached to:Divisional Reserve
Division attached to:19th (Western) Division

The 246th M.G. Coy. disembarked at Le Havre on 16 July 1917. It joined the Division at Bailleul on 19 July 1917.

As a unit of the 19th (Western) Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.

20 to 25 SeptemberBattle of Menin Road Ridge [IX Corps, Second Army].
26 September to 03 OctoberBattle of Polygon Wood [IX Corps, Second Army].
04 OctoberBattle of Broodseinde [IX Corps, Second Army].
09 OctoberBattle of Poelcappelle [IX Corps, Second Army].
12 OctoberFirst Battle of Passchendaele [IX Corps, Second Army].
26 October to 10 NovemberSecond Battle of Passchendaele [IX Corps, Second Army].

On 14 February 1918, it was amalgamated with the 56th57th and 58th Machine Gun Companies to form No. 19 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.


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