John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 58

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July 22nd 1917.


Battery all day

In action during night. Front line

O.P.


July 23rd


British plane brought down in fight

Removing Steel tree X York Rd to

support Trenches

Heavy Strafe


July 24


3-30am Fritz searching, sweeping

around Battery. several falling

close to dug-out. awakened by earth

falling on roof. Steel tree in

position for raising. Very warm

shells all around us

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July 22nd 1917.


Battery all day

In action during night. Front line

O.P.


July 23rd


British plane brought down in fight

Removing Steel tree X York Rd to

support Trenches

Heavy Strafe


July 24


3-30am Fritz searching, sweeping

around Battery. several falling

close to dug-out. awakened by earth

falling on roof. Steel tree in

position for raising. Very warm

shells all around us


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  • March 26, 2017 17:13:48 Cheryl Ellsworth

    July 22nd 1917.


    Battery all day

    In action during night. Front line

    O.P.


    July 23rd


    British plane brought down in fight

    Removing Steel tree X York Rd to

    support Trenches

    Heavy Strafe


    July 24


    3-30am Fritz searching, sweeping

    around Battery. several falling

    close to dug-out. awakened by earth

    falling on roof. Steel tree in

    position for raising. Very warm

    shells all around us

  • February 24, 2017 06:57:22 Erin Selvey

    July 22nd 1917.


    Battery all day

    In action during night. Front line

    O.P.



    July 23rd


    British plane brought down in fight

    Remoring Steel tree X York Rd to

    support Trenches

    Heavy Strafe



    July 24


    3-30am Fritz searching, sweeping

    around Battery. several falling

    close to dug out. awakened by earth

    falling on roof. Steel tree in position for raising. Very warm

    shells all around us


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