John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 31

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daughters to look after the cottage. Mr

Lockton's and my tent pierced 14 or 15 times

by shrapnel from shell which burst 100 yds

away. Pieces of shell found as far as

200 yds from the position.

Naval A.P 11 ins 5-9. 4-2. 8 ins

were the shells being used.

3 pm. three guns drawn out, great

difficulty, owing to the tremendous shell holes

and No 4 gun which returned from

Ordinance, was drawn in new position.

Belgian treachery suspected.


May 2nd. Wednesday.

Battery all day.

Registered New Zero line on Southern

                    Brickstack.

Cleaning up after being shelled out.


May 3rd. Thursday

Battery all day

No firing

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daughters to look after the cottage. Mr

Lockton's and my tent pierced 14 or 15 times

by shrapnel from shell which burst 100 yds

away. Pieces of shell found as far as

200 yds from the position.

Naval A.P 11 ins 5-9. 4-2. 8 ins

were the shells being used.

3 pm. three guns drawn out, great

difficulty, owing to the tremendous shell holes

and No 4 gun which returned from

Ordinance, was drawn in new position.

Belgian treachery suspected.


May 2nd. Wednesday.

Battery all day.

Registered New Zero line on Southern

                    Brickstack.

Cleaning up after being shelled out.


May 3rd. Thursday

Battery all day

No firing


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  • March 26, 2017 01:56:14 Cheryl Ellsworth

    daughters to look after the cottage. Mr

    Lockton's and my tent pierced 14 or 15 times

    by shrapnel from shell which burst 100 yds

    away. Pieces of shell found as far as

    200 yds from the position.

    Naval A.P 11 ins 5-9. 4-2. 8 ins

    were the shells being used.

    3 pm. three guns drawn out, great

    difficulty, owing to the tremendous shell holes

    and No 4 gun which returned from

    Ordinance, was drawn in new position.

    Belgian treachery suspected.


    May 2nd. Wednesday.

    Battery all day.

    Registered New Zero line on Southern

                        Brickstack.

    Cleaning up after being shelled out.


    May 3rd. Thursday

    Battery all day

    No firing

  • February 23, 2017 05:47:10 Erin Selvey

    daughters to look after the cottage. Of

    Lackton's and my tent pierced 14 or 15 times

    by shrapnel from shell which burst 100 yds

    away. Pieces of shell found as far as

    200 yds from the position.

    Naval A.P 11 ins 5.9 4.2.8 ins

    were the shells being used

    3 pm. three guns drawn out great.

    difficulty owing to the tremendous shell holes

    and No 4 gun which returned from

    Ordinance was drawn in new position.

    Belgian treachery suspected.


    May 2nd. Wednesday.

    Battery all day.

    Registered crew zero line on Southern

    Brickstack.

    Cleaning up after being shelled out.


    May3rd. Thursday

    Battery all day

    no firing


  • February 22, 2017 06:28:20 Maethel Medina

    daughters to look after the cottage. Of

    Lackton's and my tent pierced 14 or 15 times

    by shrapnel from shell which burst 100 yds

    away. Pieces of shell found as far as

    200 yds from the position.

    cranal A.P. 11 ins 5.9.   4.2. sins

    were the shells being used

    3 pm. three guns drawn out great.

    difficulty owing to the tremendous shell holes

     and crosgun which returned from

    Ordinance was drawn in new position.

    Belgian treachery suspected.


    May2nd. Wednesday.

    Battery all day.

    Registered crew zer line on Southern

    Brickstack.

    Cleaning up after being shelled out.


    May3rd. Thursday

    Battery all day

    no firing


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