John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 39

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May 26th Saturday


Battery all day

100 rounds on Hostile Battery

8         "          "        "            "


May 27- Sunday

Gas Alarm. 4 am Gas shells

Battery all day

400 rounds on Hostile Battery

20          "          "        "            "

14          "          "        "            "

Germans shelling district heavily


May 28. Monday


Battery all day

200 rounds on Hostile Battery

20          "          "        "            "

Shrapnel & H.C. over our position

awakened 2-30 am gas alarm. Position

just beyond tent, heavily shelled. Several

falling close to tent. Moved beds. Elman

and myself into dug-out. Tent being

too warm. Unpleasant task at 3 oclock

in the morning

15561

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May 26th Saturday


Battery all day

100 rounds on Hostile Battery

8         "          "        "            "


May 27- Sunday

Gas Alarm. 4 am Gas shells

Battery all day

400 rounds on Hostile Battery

20          "          "        "            "

14          "          "        "            "

Germans shelling district heavily


May 28. Monday


Battery all day

200 rounds on Hostile Battery

20          "          "        "            "

Shrapnel & H.C. over our position

awakened 2-30 am gas alarm. Position

just beyond tent, heavily shelled. Several

falling close to tent. Moved beds. Elman

and myself into dug-out. Tent being

too warm. Unpleasant task at 3 oclock

in the morning

15561


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  • March 26, 2017 04:50:35 Cheryl Ellsworth

    May 26th Saturday


    Battery all day

    100 rounds on Hostile Battery

    8         "          "        "            "


    May 27- Sunday

    Gas Alarm. 4 am Gas shells

    Battery all day

    400 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20          "          "        "            "

    14          "          "        "            "

    Germans shelling district heavily


    May 28. Monday


    Battery all day

    200 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20          "          "        "            "

    Shrapnel & H.C. over our position

    awakened 2-30 am gas alarm. Position

    just beyond tent, heavily shelled. Several

    falling close to tent. Moved beds. Elman

    and myself into dug-out. Tent being

    too warm. Unpleasant task at 3 oclock

    in the morning

    15561

  • February 23, 2017 06:28:56 Erin Selvey

    May 26th Saturday


    Battery all day

    100 rounds on Hostile Battery

    8         "          "        "            "


    May 27- Sunday

    Gas Alarm. 4 am Gas shells

    Battery all day

    400 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20          "          "        "            "

    14          "          "        "            "

    Germans shelling distant heavily


    May 28. Monday


    Battery all day

    200 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20          "          "        "            "

    Shrapnel H.C. over our position

    awakened 2-30 am gas alarm. Position

    just beyond tent. trench shelled. Several

    falling close to tent. Moved beds. Elman

    and myself into dug-out. Tent being

    too warm. Unpleasant task at 3 oclock

    in the morning

    15561


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