John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 26

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April 21st. Saturday


Battery all day.

Just about sunset, German plane attacked

British balloon. Circling three times

around it continually firing but failed

to bring it down. observer decended from

balloon by parachute

10 rounds to register trench junction

100    "       on trench

30      "         "   anti-aircraft battery

20      "         "   hostile battery


April 22. Sunday

 

Battery all day.

33 rounds on dug-out Wyschaete


April 23rd. Monday

204 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

highly sucessful G.C.C.H.A visited

battery and congratulated C.G. on

good shooting


Battery all day

33 rounds on hostile battery


11233.

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April 21st. Saturday


Battery all day.

Just about sunset, German plane attacked

British balloon. Circling three times

around it continually firing but failed

to bring it down. observer decended from

balloon by parachute

10 rounds to register trench junction

100    "       on trench

30      "         "   anti-aircraft battery

20      "         "   hostile battery


April 22. Sunday

 

Battery all day.

33 rounds on dug-out Wyschaete


April 23rd. Monday

204 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

highly sucessful G.C.C.H.A visited

battery and congratulated C.G. on

good shooting


Battery all day

33 rounds on hostile battery


11233.


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  • March 25, 2017 14:25:56 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 21st. Saturday


    Battery all day.

    Just about sunset, German plane attacked

    British balloon. Circling three times

    around it continually firing but failed

    to bring it down. observer decended from

    balloon by parachute

    10 rounds to register trench junction

    100    "       on trench

    30      "         "   anti-aircraft battery

    20      "         "   hostile battery


    April 22. Sunday

     

    Battery all day.

    33 rounds on dug-out Wyschaete


    April 23rd. Monday

    204 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    highly sucessful G.C.C.H.A visited

    battery and congratulated C.G. on

    good shooting


    Battery all day

    33 rounds on hostile battery


    11233.

  • March 25, 2017 14:24:32 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 21st. Saturday


    Battery all day.

    Just about sunset, German plane attacked

    British balloon. Circling three times

    around it continually firing but failed

    to bring it down. observer decended from

    balloon by parachute

    10 rounds to register trench junction

    100    "       on trench

    30      "         "   anti-aircraft battery

    20      "         "   hostile battery


    April 22. Sunday


    Battery all day.

    33 rounds on dug-out Wyschacte


    April 23rd. Monday

    204 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    highly sucessful G.C.C.H.A visited

    battery and congratulated C.G. on

    good shooting


    Battery all day

    33 rounds on hostile battery


    11233.


  • February 22, 2017 04:14:52 Erin Selvey

    April 21st. Saturday


    Battery all day.

    Just about sunset, German plane attacked

    British balloon. Circling three times

    around it continually firing but failed

    to bring it down. observer decended from

    balloon by parachute

    10 rounds to register trench junctions

    100 " on trench

    30  " " anti aircraft battery

    20 " " hostile battery


    April 22. Sunday

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on dug-out Wyschacte


    April 23rd. Monday

    204 rouns on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    highly succesful G.C.C.H.A visited

    battery and congratulated C.G. on

    good shooting


    Battery all day

    33 rounds on hostile battery


    11233.


  • February 22, 2017 04:14:41 Erin Selvey

    April 21st. Saturday


    Battery all day.

    Just about sunset, German plane attacked

    British balloon. Circling three times

    around it continually firing but failed

    to bring it down. observer decended from

    balloon by parachute

    10 rounds to register trench junctions

    100 " on trench

    30  " " anti aircraft battery

    20 " " hostile battery


    April 22. Sunday

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on dug-out Wyschacte


    April 23rd. Monday

    204 rouns on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    highly succesful G.C.C.H.A visited

    battery and congratulated C.G. on

    good shooting


    Battery all day

    33round on hostile battery


    11233.


  • February 21, 2017 07:52:55 Maethel Medina

    April 21st. Saturday


    Battery all day.

    Just about sunset, German plane attacked

    British balloon. Circling three times

    around it continually firing but failed

    to bring it down. observer decended from

    balloon by parachute

    10 rounds to register trench junctions

    100 " on trench

    30  " " anti aircraft battery

    20 " " hostile battery


    April 22. Sunday

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on dug-out Wy


    April 23rd. Monday

    204 rouns on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    highly succesful G. C. ? H. A visited

    battery and congratulated C.G. on

    good shooting


    Battery all day

    33round on hostile battery


    11233.


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    Wytschaete

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