John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 27

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April 24. Tuesday.


Battery all day

135 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


April 25. Wednesday.

2 Lt. Elman arrived.

200 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

very successful.

40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

Church Service in No 3 gun pit.

Battery all day.


April 26 Thursday.


Battery all day

Daring feat by British aeroplane, which

brought German balloon to earth in flames

and then attacked two more.

Battery complimented on shooting by

Colonel.

60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

106   "         "   hostile battery (aeroplane)

                         (very successful)

6 rounds on Deni's Farm


11780

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April 24. Tuesday.


Battery all day

135 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


April 25. Wednesday.

2 Lt. Elman arrived.

200 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

very successful.

40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

Church Service in No 3 gun pit.

Battery all day.


April 26 Thursday.


Battery all day

Daring feat by British aeroplane, which

brought German balloon to earth in flames

and then attacked two more.

Battery complimented on shooting by

Colonel.

60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

106   "         "   hostile battery (aeroplane)

                         (very successful)

6 rounds on Deni's Farm


11780


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  • March 25, 2017 14:31:00 Cheryl Ellsworth

    April 24. Tuesday.


    Battery all day

    135 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


    April 25. Wednesday.

    2 Lt. Elman arrived.

    200 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    very successful.

    40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

    Church Service in No 3 gun pit.

    Battery all day.


    April 26 Thursday.


    Battery all day

    Daring feat by British aeroplane, which

    brought German balloon to earth in flames

    and then attacked two more.

    Battery complimented on shooting by

    Colonel.

    60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

    106   "         "   hostile battery (aeroplane)

                             (very successful)

    6 rounds on Deni's Farm


    11780

  • February 22, 2017 04:18:42 Erin Selvey

    April 24. Tuesday.

    Battery all day

    130 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


    April 25. Wednesday.

    2 Lt. Elman arrived.

    200 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    very successful.

    40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

    Church Service in No 3 gun pit.

    Battery all day.


    April 26 Thursday.

    Battery all day

    Daring feat by British aeroplane, which

    brought German balloon to earth in flames

    and then attacked two more.

    Battery complimented on shooting by

    Colonel.

    60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

    106   "         "   hostile battery (aeroplane)

    (very successful)

    6 rounds on Geny's Farm


    11780



  • February 22, 2017 04:16:58 Erin Selvey

    April 24. Tuesday.

    Battery all day

    130 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


    April 25. Wednesday.

    2 Lt. Elman arrived.

    200 rounds on hostile battery (aeroplane)

    very successful.

    40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

    Church Service in No 3 gun pit.

    Battery all day.


    April 26 Thersday.

    Battery all day

    Daring feat by British aeroplane, whihc

    brought German balloon to earth in flames

    and then attacked 2 more.

    Battery complimented on shooting by

    Colonel.

    60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

    106 " " hostile battery (aeroplane)

    (very successful)

    6 rounds on Geny's Farm


    11780



  • February 21, 2017 08:22:09 Maethel Medina

    April 24. Tuesday.

    Battery all day

    130 rounds on 5 hostile batteries


    April 25. Wednesday.

    The German arrived.

    200 rounds on hostile battert (aeroplane)

    very successful.

    40 rounds on 2 other hostile batteries.

    Church Service in cros gun pit.

    Battery all day.


    April 26 Thersday.

    Battery all day

    Daring feat by British aeroplane, whihc

    brought German balloon to earth in flames

    and then attacked 2 more.

    Battery complimented on shooting by

    Colonel.

    60 rounds on 3 hostile batteries

    106 " " hostile battery (aeroplane)

    (very successful)

    6 rounds on Geny's Farm


    11780



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