Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 45

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officer bound it up for

me & then went on working.

Fritz flew over very low

& seeing us fired his

machine gun, fortunately

did not hit anybody.

About this period, it was

very dangerous while working

One day the hospital at

Ouderdom was struck by 

a shell which smashed

a big hole in it. Another

day we passed a big 

French long distance gun

which had been hit by 

Fritz & it had got 6 or 7

Frenchies, all laid where

they were struck down.

no time to remove the bodies

Monday April 29 Removed

camp from Dusseboom to

beyond Poperinghe, during

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officer bound it up for

me & then went on working.

Fritz flew over very low

& seeing us fired his

machine gun, fortunately

did not hit anybody.

About this period, it was

very dangerous while working

One day the hospital at

Ouderdom was struck by 

a shell which smashed

a big hole in it. Another

day we passed a big 

French long distance gun

which had been hit by 

Fritz & it had got 6 or 7

Frenchies, all laid where

they were struck down.

no time to remove the bodies

Monday April 29 Removed

camp from Dusseboom to

beyond Poperinghe, during


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  • December 21, 2017 18:10:30 Thomas A. Lingner

    officer bound it up for

    me & then went on working.

    Fritz flew over very low

    & seeing us fired his

    machine gun, fortunately

    did not hit anybody.

    About this period, it was

    very dangerous while working

    One day the hospital at

    Ouderdom was struck by 

    a shell which smashed

    a big hole in it. Another

    day we passed a big 

    French long distance gun

    which had been hit by 

    Fritz & it had got 6 or 7

    Frenchies, all laid where

    they were struck down.

    no time to remove the bodies

    Monday April 29 Removed

    camp from Dusseboom to

    beyond Poperinghe, during


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Jeanette Payne
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April 27, 1918 – April 29, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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