Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 43

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Wednesday April 10 Working

off Menin Rd beyond

Glencorse Wood, concreting

dug-outs, had a rough day.

Fritz shelling railway &

blown it up in one place,

had to go through & come 

back through his artillery

fire. wind up.

Thursday April 11, Wind up.

frightened of Fritz breaking

through, received orders to 

pack kit bags in readiness

to retire, no work to do.

Railway lines blown up in 

a few places.

Sunday April 14 Removed 

camp to Dickebusch 9 pm

Monday April 15 Making

reserve trenches behind Ypres

Tuesday April 16 Removed

camp to Busseboom, working

on reserve trenches

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Wednesday April 10 Working

off Menin Rd beyond

Glencorse Wood, concreting

dug-outs, had a rough day.

Fritz shelling railway &

blown it up in one place,

had to go through & come 

back through his artillery

fire. wind up.

Thursday April 11, Wind up.

frightened of Fritz breaking

through, received orders to 

pack kit bags in readiness

to retire, no work to do.

Railway lines blown up in 

a few places.

Sunday April 14 Removed 

camp to Dickebusch 9 pm

Monday April 15 Making

reserve trenches behind Ypres

Tuesday April 16 Removed

camp to Busseboom, working

on reserve trenches


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  • December 21, 2017 18:03:59 Thomas A. Lingner

    Wednesday April 10 Working

    off Menin Rd beyond

    Glencorse Wood, concreting

    dug-outs, had a rough day.

    Fritz shelling railway &

    blown it up in one place,

    had to go through & come 

    back through his artillery

    fire. wind up.

    Thursday April 11, Wind up.

    frightened of Fritz breaking

    through, received orders to 

    pack kit bags in readiness

    to retire, no work to do.

    Railway lines blown up in 

    a few places.

    Sunday April 14 Removed 

    camp to Dickebusch 9 pm

    Monday April 15 Making

    reserve trenches behind Ypres

    Tuesday April 16 Removed

    camp to Busseboom, working

    on reserve trenches


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Jeanette Payne
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April 10, 1918 – April 16, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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