Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 27
- 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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