John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 13

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March 6 Tuesday


12 rounds on trench Nap Point

12 rounds on trench mortar


March 7 Wednesday

12 rounds on trench mortar

60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

Took up new position, and Farm, where billeted

shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny

unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


March 8 - Thursday

Armentieres. close to new postion.

14 rounds on Distillery registered No 2

awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 7am

Making dug-outs. & covering guns -  all day

Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


March 9. Friday

observing. Moat Farm Bois Grenier

47 rounds on Wez  Macquart Ch.


4603.

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March 6 Tuesday


12 rounds on trench Nap Point

12 rounds on trench mortar


March 7 Wednesday

12 rounds on trench mortar

60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

Took up new position, and Farm, where billeted

shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny

unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


March 8 - Thursday

Armentieres. close to new postion.

14 rounds on Distillery registered No 2

awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 7am

Making dug-outs. & covering guns -  all day

Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


March 9. Friday

observing. Moat Farm Bois Grenier

47 rounds on Wez  Macquart Ch.


4603.


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  • March 24, 2017 21:05:55 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 6 Tuesday


    12 rounds on trench Nap Point

    12 rounds on trench mortar


    March 7 Wednesday

    12 rounds on trench mortar

    60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

    Took up new position, and Farm, where billeted

    shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny

    unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


    March 8 - Thursday

    Armentieres. close to new postion.

    14 rounds on Distillery registered No 2

    awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 7am

    Making dug-outs. & covering guns -  all day

    Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


    March 9. Friday

    observing. Moat Farm Bois Grenier

    47 rounds on Wez  Macquart Ch.


    4603.

  • March 24, 2017 03:46:56 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 6 Tuesday


    12 rounds on trench Nap Point

    12 rounds on trench mortar


    March 7 Wednesday

    12 rounds on trench mortar

    60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

    Took up new position, and Farm, where billeted

    shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny

    unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


    March 8 - Thursday

    Armentieres. close to new position.

    13 rounds on Distillery registered No 2

    awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 7am

    Making dug-outs. & covering guns -  all day

    Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


    March 9. Friday

    observing. Moat Farm Bois Grenier

    47 rounds on Wez  Macquart Ch.


    4603.


  • March 24, 2017 03:44:20 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 6 Tuesday


    12 rounds on trench Nap Point

    12 rounds on trench mortar


    March 7 Wednesday

    12 rounds on trench mortar

    60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

    Took up new position, and Farm, where billeted

    shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny

    unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


    March 8 - Thursday

    Armentieres. close to new position.

    13 rounds on Distillery registered No 2

    awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 7am

    Making dug-outs. & covering guns -  all day

    Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


    March 9. Friday

    observing. Moat Farm Zois Grenier

    47 rounds on Wez  Gaequart Ch.


    4603.


  • February 20, 2017 15:59:24 Abigail Miller

    March 6 - Tuesday


    12 rounds on trench Nafo Point

    12 rounds on trench mortar


    March 7 - Wednesday

    12 rounds on trench mortar

    60     "         " Hostile Batteries.

    Took up new position, and Farm where billeted shelled - 5'9 gas-shells. Bombardier L. very funny unloading transports. bed 2-am. Armstrong hut. cold


    March 8 - Thursday

    Armentieres. close to new position.

    13 rounds on Distillery registered No 2 awakened by Captain, to put gun in position 1am

    Making dug-outs. 7 covering guns -  all day

    Snowing heavy. bitter cold.


    March 9. Friday

    observing. Moat Farm Zois Grenier

    47 rounds on Wez  Gaequart Ch.


    4603.


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  • 50.649372|| 2.874031||

    Bois-Grenier

  • 50.659030|| 2.929067||

    Wez Macquart

  • 50.691353|| 2.883077||

    Armentières

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  • Document location Bois-Grenier
  • Additional document location Wez Macquart
  • Additional document location Armentières


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