Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 31

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Friday Oct 5 At No 176 Battery

easy day. heavy rain during

dinner hour. finished work 3-30

Saturday Oct 6 Reported sick

got light duty for the day.

Sunday Oct 7 At Battery 90

Fritz shelling, took cover, raining

Friday Oct 19 Fritz flew over

camp & dropped a bomb in

camp. Killed 5 & 10 injured

I later found a small hole

in our tent just above my

haversack, if I had not laid

flat on the ground perhaps

it would have been good bye

for me.

Sunday Oct 28 Working at

188 Battery. Spoil bank

Fritz flew over 10 machines

& dropped bombs. Killed Roberts.

1 missing & 6 injured. I laid

still until he cleared off.

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Friday Oct 5 At No 176 Battery

easy day. heavy rain during

dinner hour. finished work 3-30

Saturday Oct 6 Reported sick

got light duty for the day.

Sunday Oct 7 At Battery 90

Fritz shelling, took cover, raining

Friday Oct 19 Fritz flew over

camp & dropped a bomb in

camp. Killed 5 & 10 injured

I later found a small hole

in our tent just above my

haversack, if I had not laid

flat on the ground perhaps

it would have been good bye

for me.

Sunday Oct 28 Working at

188 Battery. Spoil bank

Fritz flew over 10 machines

& dropped bombs. Killed Roberts.

1 missing & 6 injured. I laid

still until he cleared off.


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  • December 19, 2017 22:48:36 Thomas A. Lingner

    Friday Oct 5 At No 176 Battery

    easy day. heavy rain during

    dinner hour. finished work 3-30

    Saturday Oct 6 Reported sick

    got light duty for the day.

    Sunday Oct 7 At Battery 90

    Fritz shelling, took cover, raining

    Friday Oct 19 Fritz flew over

    camp & dropped a bomb in

    camp. Killed 5 & 10 injured

    I later found a small hole

    in our tent just above my

    haversack, if I had not laid

    flat on the ground perhaps

    it would have been good bye

    for me.

    Sunday Oct 28 Working at

    188 Battery. Spoil bank

    Fritz flew over 10 machines

    & dropped bombs. Killed Roberts.

    1 missing & 6 injured. I laid

    still until he cleared off.


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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  • Story location Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders


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17098 / 206763
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Contributor
Jeanette Payne
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  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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