Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 17

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for the day. On the slopes of

Vinny ridge, all buildings +

trees demolished. + ground

opened all around by gunfire

picked up shells in Artillery

valley, where the tanks were

stationed before the big advance

April 9 to 17th

Thursday May 17 Sent letter

to M- 3rd pay day received

10 Francs.

Friday May 18 Received parcel

from home. Aerodrome erected 

at the top of wood.

Saturday May 19 Sent letter to

M- in reply to parcel.

Sunday May 20. 12 Years 1905.

afternoon off, went to church

in the evening, received two

papers from P.K. also a little snuff

Tuesday May 22 Raining, no

work to do, after tea rain

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for the day. On the slopes of

Vinny ridge, all buildings +

trees demolished. + ground

opened all around by gunfire

picked up shells in Artillery

valley, where the tanks were

stationed before the big advance

April 9 to 17th

Thursday May 17 Sent letter

to M- 3rd pay day received

10 Francs.

Friday May 18 Received parcel

from home. Aerodrome erected 

at the top of wood.

Saturday May 19 Sent letter to

M- in reply to parcel.

Sunday May 20. 12 Years 1905.

afternoon off, went to church

in the evening, received two

papers from P.K. also a little snuff

Tuesday May 22 Raining, no

work to do, after tea rain


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  • January 5, 2018 22:33:44 Thomas A. Lingner

    for the day. On the slopes of

    Vinny ridge, all buildings +

    trees demolished. + ground

    opened all around by gunfire

    picked up shells in Artillery

    valley, where the tanks were

    stationed before the big advance

    April 9 to 17th

    Thursday May 17 Sent letter

    to M- 3rd pay day received

    10 Francs.

    Friday May 18 Received parcel

    from home. Aerodrome erected 

    at the top of wood.

    Saturday May 19 Sent letter to

    M- in reply to parcel.

    Sunday May 20. 12 Years 1905.

    afternoon off, went to church

    in the evening, received two

    papers from P.K. also a little snuff

    Tuesday May 22 Raining, no

    work to do, after tea rain

  • January 5, 2018 22:10:22 Thomas A. Lingner

    for the day. On the slopes of

    Vinny ridge, all buildings +

    trees demolished. + ground

    opened all around by gunfire

    picked up shells in Artilley

    valley, where the tanks were

    stationed before the big advance

    April 9 to 17th

    Thursday May 17 Sent letter

    to M- 3rd pay day received

    10 Francs.

    Friday May 18 Received parcel

    from home. Aerodome erected 

    at the top of wood.

    Saturday May 19 Sent letter to

    M- in reply to parcel

    Sunday May 20. 12 Years 1905.

    afternoon off, went to church

    in the evening ,received two

    papers from P.K. also a little snuff

    Tuesday May 22 Raining , no

    work to do, after tea rain


  • December 10, 2017 19:42:06 Annick Rodriguez

    for the day. One the slopes of

    Vinny ridge all buildings +

    trees demolished + ground

    opened all around. by gunfire

    picked up shells in Artilley

    valley, where the tanks were

    stationed before the big advance

    April 9 to 17th

    Thursday May 17 Sent letter

    to M- 3rd pay day received

    10 Francs.

    Friday May 18 Received parcel

    from home. Aerodome erected 

    at the top of wood.

    Saturday May 19 Sent letter to

    M- in reply to parcel

    Sunday May 20. 12 Years 1905.

    afternoon off, went to church

    in the evening ,received two

    papers from P.K. also a little snuff

    Tuesday May 22 Raining , no

    work to do, after tea rain


  • December 10, 2017 19:39:07 Annick Rodriguez

    for the day. One the slopes of

    Vinny ridge all buildings +

    trees demolished + ground

    opened all around. by gunfire



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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Contributor
Jeanette Payne
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April 9, 1917 – May 20, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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