Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 27

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took everything off to dry.

Battery in Whytechaete Wood.

Tuesday Sep 11 Out working

until 11 pm. near Ypres Fritz

sent about 2 dozen shells over.

one burst about 20 yards away

no one killed narrow escape.

Wed Sep 12           No work for our

Thursday Sep 13  party.

Friday Sep 14 Workign at

No 90  Battery on Bus house hill

Fritz started shelling & one burst

about 30 yards away, one fellow

had his hand cut, another

struck in his side no one killed

Saturday Sep 15 Working at No. 218

Battery. Fritz sent a few shells

over. his aeroplanes dropped

bombs about 1/2 mile away.

Sunday Sep 16 Not out working

was charged by Sergeant Danee for not

shaving & using supposed insolence

got 3 days fatigue. did nothing

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took everything off to dry.

Battery in Whytechaete Wood.

Tuesday Sep 11 Out working

until 11 pm. near Ypres Fritz

sent about 2 dozen shells over.

one burst about 20 yards away

no one killed narrow escape.

Wed Sep 12           No work for our

Thursday Sep 13  party.

Friday Sep 14 Workign at

No 90  Battery on Bus house hill

Fritz started shelling & one burst

about 30 yards away, one fellow

had his hand cut, another

struck in his side no one killed

Saturday Sep 15 Working at No. 218

Battery. Fritz sent a few shells

over. his aeroplanes dropped

bombs about 1/2 mile away.

Sunday Sep 16 Not out working

was charged by Sergeant Danee for not

shaving & using supposed insolence

got 3 days fatigue. did nothing


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  • December 19, 2017 22:18:56 Thomas A. Lingner

    took everything off to dry.

    Battery in Whytechaete Wood.

    Tuesday Sep 11 Out working

    until 11 pm. near Ypres Fritz

    sent about 2 dozen shells over.

    one burst about 20 yards away

    no one killed narrow escape.

    Wed Sep 12           No work for our

    Thursday Sep 13  party.

    Friday Sep 14 Workign at

    No 90  Battery on Bus house hill

    Fritz started shelling & one burst

    about 30 yards away, one fellow

    had his hand cut, another

    struck in his side no one killed

    Saturday Sep 15 Working at No. 218

    Battery. Fritz sent a few shells

    over. his aeroplanes dropped

    bombs about 1/2 mile away.

    Sunday Sep 16 Not out working

    was charged by Sergeant Danee for not

    shaving & using supposed insolence

    got 3 days fatigue. did nothing


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Contributor
Jeanette Payne
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  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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