25th September 1916

C Coy planned to get 12 tanks into action on 26 Sep in support of the Guards, 5th and 56th
Divisions. Due to mechanical problems, none of the company’s tanks went in to action.
D Coy aimed to get 2 tanks into action in support of 23rd Division. One broke down on the
way to the start point and the second was hit by a German barrage as it cleared a crest line.

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