OUTLINE OF SIEGFRIED SASSOON'S MILITARY SERVICE
1st August 1914 Has Medical Examination and joins Sussex Yeomanry.
1st November 1915 Younger Brother Hamo Watts Sassoon died from wounds at Gallipoli.
24th November 1915 Joins 1st Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers at Festubert.
Robert Graves having been transferred from 2nd Bn. joins 1st Bn and meets Sassoon for the first time.
SASSOON ON THE SOMME
6th December 1915 Battalion leaves for the Somme. (Bois Francais).
23rd April 1916 Attends 4th Army School at Flixecourt.
25th May 1916 Raid on Kiel Trench. Bois Francais. Cpl O'Brien DOW.
Sassoon awarded M.C. for his part in the raid.
1st July 1916 Sits at Crawley Ridge and watches attack on Fricourt by 10th West Yorks and 7th Green Howards.
4th July 1916 Leaves Bottom Wood for Quadrangle Trench.
Meets "Fernby" at end of Quadrangle Trench.
Proceeds down Wood Trench towards Mametz Wood throwing hand-grenades at German soldiers fleeing into the wood.
14th July 1916 Meets Robert Graves in 2nd Bn. R.Welch Fusiliers.
23rd July 1916 Very ill with trench fever.
2nd August 1916 In England recovering.
4th April 1917 With 2nd Bn. Royal Welch Fusliers at Corbie on the Somme.
Leaves for Arras.
SASSOON IN THE BATTLE OF ARRAS
12th April 1917 2nd Bn. Royal Welch Fusliers arrive 3km South West of Wancourt.
16th April 1917 In Tunnel Trench. Receives bullet in shoulder. Sent to England.
15th June 1917 Makes statement re War being prolonged.
July 1917 With Graves's intervention goes to Craiglockhart Hospital.
SASSOON IN PALESTINE
11th December 1917 At Regimental Depot, Litherland.
7th January 1918 New Barracks, Limerick.
4th March 1918 Posted 25th Bn. Royal Welch Fusliers in Palestine.
7th April 1918 Leaves Palestine for France.
SASSOON RETURNS TO FRANCE
13th July 1918 In line at St.Floris when he goes out on patrol and is shot when Sgt.Griffiths mistook him for a German.

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