Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 44

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Wednesday April 17 to

April 24 Trench digging & 

putting barbed wire up.

Thursday April 25 Big

battle going on at Kemmel

nearly got us with shrapnel

narrow escapes. couldn't 

do any work, had to retire

went out in the afternoon

until 9 pm working on 

trenches at Ouderdom

Friday April 26 Trench

digging at Ouderdom

Saturday April 27 Trench

digging at Ouderdom, while

working at Ouderdom each 

man carried one days ration

& opening my iron ration

on one of these days, my 

hand slipped & the lid of

my ration cut my finger

to the bone, our medical

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Wednesday April 17 to

April 24 Trench digging & 

putting barbed wire up.

Thursday April 25 Big

battle going on at Kemmel

nearly got us with shrapnel

narrow escapes. couldn't 

do any work, had to retire

went out in the afternoon

until 9 pm working on 

trenches at Ouderdom

Friday April 26 Trench

digging at Ouderdom

Saturday April 27 Trench

digging at Ouderdom, while

working at Ouderdom each 

man carried one days ration

& opening my iron ration

on one of these days, my 

hand slipped & the lid of

my ration cut my finger

to the bone, our medical


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  • December 21, 2017 18:07:35 Thomas A. Lingner

    Wednesday April 17 to

    April 24 Trench digging & 

    putting barbed wire up.

    Thursday April 25 Big

    battle going on at Kemmel

    nearly got us with shrapnel

    narrow escapes. couldn't 

    do any work, had to retire

    went out in the afternoon

    until 9 pm working on 

    trenches at Ouderdom

    Friday April 26 Trench

    digging at Ouderdom

    Saturday April 27 Trench

    digging at Ouderdom, while

    working at Ouderdom each 

    man carried one days ration

    & opening my iron ration

    on one of these days, my 

    hand slipped & the lid of

    my ration cut my finger

    to the bone, our medical


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Jeanette Payne
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April 17, 1918 – April 27, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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