Thursday, 29 October 2015

29th October 1915

Dugouts at the Divisional Headquarters and Headquarters Division Artillery.

Friday 29th

Had a meeting of Canteen Committee at Headquarters. Each Battery having a representative present. Lieut Forrest explained scheme as to Purchasing Stores from Embross Island Canteen and an order was drawn up as a first foundation to Store. Each Unit was to subscribe £20-0-0 as a capital to finance scheme & only such articles to be purchased as would benefit the men in adding to present ration.

Oct 29
(Captain Alan Percy Crisp, temporary O/C 7th Battery)

The Battery did not fire.

(Major Francis Augustus Hughes, temporary O/C 3rd Field Artillery Brigade)

0850 Gun from direction of OLIVE GROVE firing on Trawlers.

0900 9th.Battery retaliated on trenches left of TWIN TRENCH KNOLL.

1115 Gun from OLIVE GROVE FIRing on BEACH.

1145 Gun from OLIVE GROVE firing along BEACH.

1150 Gun from direction of SCRUBBY KNOLL firing over this position.

1435 Gun from OLIVE GROVE fired on BEACH 9th.Battery retaliated on TWIN TRENCH KNOLL TRENCHES.

1520 Guns from CENTRE SEC.OLIVE GROVE firing on OLIVE BEACH.

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