John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 25

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April 18th Wednesday


Battery all day

Russian Prince visited battery

27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

of above.


April 19th Thursday


Tapping wires with Coulman

Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

20 rounds on Hostile Battery



April 20 Friday

At Kemmel O.P. all day

Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

2 rounds on trench junction

34    "        "   Scott farm

600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                 (in aid of 36th Division operations)

24 rounds on hostile battery       }

45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Qaurante} German

45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

120                S.O.S St Eloi              }

10713

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April 18th Wednesday


Battery all day

Russian Prince visited battery

27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

of above.


April 19th Thursday


Tapping wires with Coulman

Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

20 rounds on Hostile Battery



April 20 Friday

At Kemmel O.P. all day

Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

2 rounds on trench junction

34    "        "   Scott farm

600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                 (in aid of 36th Division operations)

24 rounds on hostile battery       }

45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Qaurante} German

45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

120                S.O.S St Eloi              }

10713


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  • March 25, 2017 03:43:10 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 18th Wednesday


    Battery all day

    Russian Prince visited battery

    27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

    of above.


    April 19th Thursday


    Tapping wires with Coulman

    Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery



    April 20 Friday

    At Kemmel O.P. all day

    Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

    with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

    2 rounds on trench junction

    34    "        "   Scott farm

    600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                     (in aid of 36th Division operations)

    24 rounds on hostile battery       }

    45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Qaurante} German

    45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

    40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

    120                S.O.S St Eloi              }

    10713

  • March 25, 2017 03:40:44 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 18th Wednesday


    Battery all day

    Russian Prince visited battery

    27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

    of above.


    April 19th Thursday


    Tapping wires with Coulman

    Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery



    April 20 Friday

    At Kemmel O.P. all day

    Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

    with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

    2 rounds on trench junction

    34    "        "   Scott farm

    600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                     (in aid of 36th Division operations)

    24 rounds on hostile battery       }

    45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Qaurante} German

    45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

    40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

    120                S.O.S St Cloi              }

    10713


  • March 25, 2017 03:27:56 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 18th Wednesday


    Battery all day

    Russian Prince visited battery

    27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

    of above.


    April 19th Thursday


    Tapping wires with Coulman

    Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery



    April 20 Friday

    At Kemmel O.P. all day

    Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

    with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

    2 rounds on trench junction

    34    "        "   Scott farm

    600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                     (in aid of 36th Division operations)

    24 rounds on hostile battery       }

    45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Laurante} German

    45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

    40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

    120                S.O.S St Cloi              }

    10713


  • February 21, 2017 03:35:32 Erin Selvey

    April 18th Wednesday


    Battery all day

    Russian Prince visited battery

    27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

    of above.


    April 19th Thursday


    Tapping wires with Coulman

    Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery



    April 20 Friday

    At Kemmel O.P. all day

    Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

    with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

    2 rounds on trench junction

    34    "        "   Scott farm

    600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                     (in aid of 36th Division operations)

    24 rounds on hostile battery       }

    45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Laurante} German

    45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

    40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

    120                S.O.S St Eloi              }

    10713


  • February 21, 2017 03:35:12 Erin Selvey

    April 18th Wednesday


    Battery all day

    Russian Prince visited battery

    27 rounds on enemy dump in presence

    of above.


    April 19th Thursday


    Tapping wires with Coulman

    Strafe with Littlewood in Mess.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery



    April 20 Friday

    At Kemmel O.P. all day

    Before Colonel, as regards previous strafe

    with Littlewood, who had to leave battery

    2 rounds on trench junction

    34    "        "   Scott farm

    600  "        "   Trench and trench junct

                     (in aid of 36th Division operations)

    24 rounds on hostile battery       }

    45    "        "   S.O.S Bois Laurante} German

    45    "        "   S.O.S Grand Bois     } Raid

    40    "        "   Front line trench      } 

    120                S.O.S St Eloi              }


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    Grand Bois

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    Le Bois des Quarantes

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    Église Saint-Éloi

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  • Document location Grand Bois
  • Additional document location Le Bois des Quarantes
  • Additional document location Église Saint-Éloi


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  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Trench Life



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