John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 44

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June 7 Thursday. Z

1440

11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug-out.

Sgt & Gunner, and fell between them

only slightly gassed. 3-am advance

started. mines exploding. Like an

earthquake.

Battery all day.

30 rounds on Hostile Battery

30       "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

100      "          "        "           "

165      "          "        "           "

15      "          "        "           "

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June 7 Thursday. Z

1440

11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug-out.

Sgt & Gunner, and fell between them

only slightly gassed. 3-am advance

started. mines exploding. Like an

earthquake.

Battery all day.

30 rounds on Hostile Battery

30       "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

50      "          "        "           "

100      "          "        "           "

165      "          "        "           "

15      "          "        "           "

18870


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  • March 26, 2017 16:08:23 Cheryl Ellsworth

    June 7 Thursday. Z

    1440

    11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

    in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

    Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug-out.

    Sgt & Gunner, and fell between them

    only slightly gassed. 3-am advance

    started. mines exploding. Like an

    earthquake.

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    100      "          "        "           "

    165      "          "        "           "

    15      "          "        "           "

    18870

  • February 24, 2017 04:08:25 Erin Selvey

    June 7 Thursday. Z

    1440

    11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

    in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

    Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug out.

    Sgt Gunner, and fell between them

    only slightly gassed. 2-am advance

    started. mines escploding. like an

    earthquake.

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    100      "          "        "           "

    165      "          "        "           "

    15      "          "        "           "

    18870


  • February 23, 2017 21:02:37 Erin Gordon

    June 7 Thursday. Z

    1440

    11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

    in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

    Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug out.

    Sgt Gunner, and fell between them

    only slightly gassed. 2-am advance

    started. mines escploding. like an

    earthquake.

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    100      "          "        "           "

    165      "          "        "           "

    15      "          "        "           "

    18870


  • February 23, 2017 21:02:26 Erin Gordon

    June 7 Thursday. Z

    1440

    11-30 till 3am gas-shells in position

    in action 12-midnight. Wearing Gas

    Masks. 1 gas-shell into dug out.

    Sgt Gunner, and fell between them

    only slightly gassed. 2-am advance

    started. mines escploding. like an

    earthquake.

    Battery all day.

    30 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    50      "          "        "           "

    100      "          "        "           "

    165      "          "        "           "

    15      "          "        "           "


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