John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 21

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April 5 Thursday,

Battery all day,

No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

 -        -            -         24      -         10   "

No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

 -        -            -         31      -          10  "

23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

240    "        "   M G E.T.M & trench junct. 

55      "        "  trenches

215   "         as barrage on Trench junct.

in connection

 

April 6th Friday

At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

212 rounds on Damm Strax

38        '        to register Piccadilly farm &

front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

 

April 7 Saturday

At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

Dickebush.  Dickebush being shelled so had to

return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

first day on duty

 

7893.

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April 5 Thursday,

Battery all day,

No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

 -        -            -         24      -         10   "

No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

 -        -            -         31      -          10  "

23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

240    "        "   M G E.T.M & trench junct. 

55      "        "  trenches

215   "         as barrage on Trench junct.

in connection

 

April 6th Friday

At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

212 rounds on Damm Strax

38        '        to register Piccadilly farm &

front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

 

April 7 Saturday

At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

Dickebush.  Dickebush being shelled so had to

return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

first day on duty

 

7893.


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  • March 25, 2017 02:46:12 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 5 Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E.T.M & trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on Trench junct.

    in connection

     

    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strax

    38        '        to register Piccadilly farm &

    front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

     

    April 7 Saturday

    At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Dickebush.  Dickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty

     

    7893.

  • March 25, 2017 02:42:23 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 5 Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E.T.M & trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on Trench junct.

    in connection

     

    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strax

    38        '        to register Piccadilly farm &

    front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

     

    April 7 Saturday

    At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty

     

    7893.


  • February 21, 2017 03:40:32 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E.T.M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on Trench junct.

    in connection

     

    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

     

    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty

     

    7893


  • February 21, 2017 03:06:11 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E.T.M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on French junct.

    in connection

     

    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Major and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenches. used windmill mound O.P.

     

    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwar O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty

     

    7893


  • February 21, 2017 00:51:50 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E.T.M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on French junct.

    in connection

     

    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Mayor and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenched. used windmill mound O.P.

     

    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwars O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty

     

    7893


  • February 21, 2017 00:50:53 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E T M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on French junct.

    in connection


    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Mayor and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenched. used windmill mound O.P.


    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwars O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebush being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty


    7893


  • February 21, 2017 00:50:46 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E T M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on French junct.

    in connection


    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Mayor and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenched. used windmill mound O.P.


    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwars O.P. with Cuttle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  Oickebuch being shelled so had to

    return via vie shown  Mr Cuttle, who

    had just returned from 4 weeks course. His

    first day on duty


    7893


  • February 21, 2017 00:34:56 Erin Selvey

    April 5th Thursday,

    Battery all day,

    No 3 gun,  record,  90 rounds  43 mins

     -        -            -         24      -         10   "

    No 4 gun       -         90      -          42  "

     -        -            -         31      -          10  "

    23 rounds on Scotts Farm, registration

    240    "        "   M G E T M, trench junct. 

    55      "        "  trenches

    215   "         as barrage on French junct.

    in connection


    April 6th Friday

    At St Elwar O.P. with captain. captain

    promoted to Mayor and Coulman made captain

    212 rounds on Damm Strass

    33        "        to register Piccadilly farm

    front line trenched. used windmill mound O.P.


    April 7th Saturday

    At St Elwars O.P. with cattle. Rode to

    Oickebush.  


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