Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 15

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filled with Tear shell gas

to test the masks.

Saturday May 12 Went to

Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

the place in ruins. Got a

Testament from the Salvation

Army hut at Mont St Eloy

afternoon working on the dump

Sent letter to M + one to McKitchen

Sunday May 13 Called out at 11-30 pm

& motored to old No.6 Dump to load

60 wagons with empty cases +

18 pound shell cases, finished

5. am Monday morning, worked

through a thunderstorm

Monday May 14 All day in tent

sleeping or reading. Thunder

showers all day

Wednesday May 16 Went in

motor wagons right up to the

old lines to pick up empty

18 pound shells. Carried rations

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filled with Tear shell gas

to test the masks.

Saturday May 12 Went to

Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

the place in ruins. Got a

Testament from the Salvation

Army hut at Mont St Eloy

afternoon working on the dump

Sent letter to M + one to McKitchen

Sunday May 13 Called out at 11-30 pm

& motored to old No.6 Dump to load

60 wagons with empty cases +

18 pound shell cases, finished

5. am Monday morning, worked

through a thunderstorm

Monday May 14 All day in tent

sleeping or reading. Thunder

showers all day

Wednesday May 16 Went in

motor wagons right up to the

old lines to pick up empty

18 pound shells. Carried rations


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  • December 22, 2017 15:14:52 Thomas A. Lingner

    filled with Tear shell gas

    to test the masks.

    Saturday May 12 Went to

    Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

    the place in ruins. Got a

    Testament from the Salvation

    Army hut at Mont St Eloy

    afternoon working on the dump

    Sent letter to M + one to McKitchen

    Sunday May 13 Called out at 11-30 pm

    & motored to old No.6 Dump to load

    60 wagons with empty cases +

    18 pound shell cases, finished

    5. am Monday morning, worked

    through a thunderstorm

    Monday May 14 All day in tent

    sleeping or reading. Thunder

    showers all day

    Wednesday May 16 Went in

    motor wagons right up to the

    old lines to pick up empty

    18 pound shells. Carried rations

  • December 10, 2017 19:33:41 Annick Rodriguez

    filled with Tear shell gas

    to test the masks.

    Saturday May 12 Went to

    Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

    the place in ruins. Got a

    Testament from the Salvation

    Army hut at Mont St Eloy

    afternoon working on the dump

    Sent letter to M + one to Mc-Kitchen

    Sunday May 13 Called out at 11.30 pm

    motored to old No.6 Dump to load

    60 wagons with empty cases +

    18 pound shell cases, finished

    5. am Monday morning, worked

    through a thunderstorm

    Monday May 14 All day in tent

    sleeping or reading. Thunder

    showers all day

    Wednesday May 16 Went in

    motor wagons right up to the

    old lines to pick up empty

    18 pound shells Carried rations


  • December 10, 2017 19:30:25 Annick Rodriguez

    filled with Tear shell gas

    to test the masks.

    Saturday May 12 Went to

    Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

    the place in ruins. Got a

    Testament from the Salvation

    Army hut at Mont St Eloy

    afternoon working on the dump

    Sent letter to M + one to Mc-Kitchen

    Sunday May 13 Called out at 11.30 pm

    motored to old No.6 Dump to load

    60 wagons with empty cases +

    18 pound shell cases, finished

    5. am Monday morning, worked

    through a thunderstorm

    Monday May 14 All day in tent


  • December 10, 2017 19:29:30 Annick Rodriguez

    filled with Tear shell gas

    to test the masks.

    Saturday May 12 Went to

    Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

    the place in ruins. Got a

    Testament from the Salvation

    Army hut at Mont St Eloy

    afternoon working on the dump

    Sent letter to M + one to Mc-Kitchen

    Sunday May 13 Called out at 11.30 pm


  • December 10, 2017 19:28:32 Annick Rodriguez

    filled with Tear shell gas

    to test the masks.

    Saturday May 12 Went to

    Mont St Eloy by motor wagon

    the place in ruins. Got a

    Testament from the Salvation

    Army


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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17098 / 206747
Source
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Contributor
Jeanette Payne
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


May 12, 1917 – May 16, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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