John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 41

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June 1st Friday


3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

position, searching and sweeping, (very

hot.) several exploding too near to be,

pleasant.

Battery all, day.

2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-pit, gun

in Ordnance. another 30 yds from Sleeping

Quarters. (own). (Elman and myself) 3

fell 2 yards from Mess, did not explode.

until several feet in earth, otherwise

Mess should have been minus. Sgt Major

Quarter Master's office, just in front of farm

struck and badly damaged.

Church service under Pear Tree at farm

200 rounds on Hostile Battery

20       "          "        "            "

28       "          "        "            "

23       "          "        "            "


June 2nd Saturday


Battery all day.

230 rounds on Hostile Battery


16645

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June 1st Friday


3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

position, searching and sweeping, (very

hot.) several exploding too near to be,

pleasant.

Battery all, day.

2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-pit, gun

in Ordnance. another 30 yds from Sleeping

Quarters. (own). (Elman and myself) 3

fell 2 yards from Mess, did not explode.

until several feet in earth, otherwise

Mess should have been minus. Sgt Major

Quarter Master's office, just in front of farm

struck and badly damaged.

Church service under Pear Tree at farm

200 rounds on Hostile Battery

20       "          "        "            "

28       "          "        "            "

23       "          "        "            "


June 2nd Saturday


Battery all day.

230 rounds on Hostile Battery


16645


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  • March 26, 2017 16:01:55 Cheryl Ellsworth

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.) several exploding too near to be,

    pleasant.

    Battery all, day.

    2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

    around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-pit, gun

    in Ordnance. another 30 yds from Sleeping

    Quarters. (own). (Elman and myself) 3

    fell 2 yards from Mess, did not explode.

    until several feet in earth, otherwise

    Mess should have been minus. Sgt Major

    Quarter Master's office, just in front of farm

    struck and badly damaged.

    Church service under Pear Tree at farm

    200 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20       "          "        "            "

    28       "          "        "            "

    23       "          "        "            "


    June 2nd Saturday


    Battery all day.

    230 rounds on Hostile Battery


    16645

  • February 23, 2017 06:44:17 Erin Selvey

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.) several exploding too near to be,

    pleasant.

    Battery all, day.

    2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

    around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-pit, gun

    in Ordnance. another 30 yds from Sleeping

    Quarters. (own). (Elman and myself) 3

    fell 2 yards from Mess, did not explode.

    until several feet in earth, otherwise

    Mess should have been minus. Sgt Major

    Quarter Master's office, just in front of farm

    struck and badly damaged

    Church service under Pour tree at farm

    200 rounds on Hostile Battery

    20       "          "        "            "

    28       "          "        "            "

    23       "          "        "            "


    June 2nd Saturday


    Battery all day.

    230 rounds on Hostile Battery


    16645


  • January 6, 2017 05:18:12 Douglas King

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.) several. exploding too near to be,

    pleasant.

    Battery all, day.

    2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

    around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-xiot, gun

    inOrdnance:


  • January 6, 2017 05:17:02 Douglas King

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30 am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.) several. exploding too near to be,

    pleasant.

    Battery all, day.

    2-30 pm to 3-30 pm. shells falling all,

    around. 1 falling in no 4 gun-xiot, gun

    in Ordnance:


  • January 6, 2017 04:51:22 Douglas King

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.) several. exploding too near to be,

    pleasant.


  • January 6, 2017 04:49:37 Douglas King

    June 1st Friday


    3-30 am to 4-30am, Germans, shelling

    position, searching and sweeping, (very

    hot.)


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