John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 16

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March 17. Saturday

C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

44    -       on Blanco House

9      -       on Hostile Battery.

Left Section left position and took up a new

position. working till mid-night. placing guns


March 18. Sunday.

Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

49   -           -    Oyster Farm

39   -           -    Strawberry House

16   -          -     Bridoux Fort


March 19 Monday

Section. Commander.

100 rounds on front line trenches.


5860

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March 17. Saturday

C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

44    -       on Blanco House

9      -       on Hostile Battery.

Left Section left position and took up a new

position. working till mid-night. placing guns


March 18. Sunday.

Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

49   -           -    Oyster Farm

39   -           -    Strawberry House

16   -          -     Bridoux Fort


March 19 Monday

Section. Commander.

100 rounds on front line trenches.


5860


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  • March 24, 2017 22:40:47 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridoux Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860

  • March 24, 2017 21:31:34 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridouse Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860


  • March 24, 2017 21:16:41 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridoux Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860


  • March 24, 2017 21:15:03 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferne Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferne Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridouse Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860


  • March 24, 2017 21:13:44 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Grenier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferme Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferme Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridouse Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860


  • March 24, 2017 21:12:27 Cheryl Ellsworth

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Genier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferme Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlour

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferme Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridouse Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860


  • February 20, 2017 17:47:01 Abigail Miller

    March 17. Saturday

    C. P. Bois Genier. Battery again shelled

    7 rounds to check Ferme Houssain

    44    -       on Blanco House

    9      -       on Hostile Battery.

    Left Section left position and took up a new

    position. working till mid-night. placing guns


    March 18.. Sunday.

    Awakened 6am. arranging gun positions etc.

    Removed quarters from Armstrong hut to 

    farm house. mile further up the road. Parlous

    as quarters. very comfortable. men in loft.

    16 rounds on Ferme Houssain

    49   -           -    Oyster Farm

    39   -           -    Strawberry House

    16   -          -     Bridausc Fort


    March 19 Monday

    Section. Commander.

    100 rounds on front line trenches.


    5860



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