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2nd February 1916On this day:
- Quiet Day 6th County of London Brigade RFA record a quiet day. Nothing of importance to note. The 8th London Battery fired on new trench in M.5.c during the night at the request of the infantry.
- Corporal Dickson joins 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy
Corporal George Howard Dickson reported from 2nd C.M.R.(Canadian Mounted Rifles) re appointment to commission in this Coy.
Pay. 2 Section - 2nd Relief No4 Section. No3 shaft re started piling, interior sets.
- Ongoing Action E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
We exploded a mine near the Hairpin Crater. Artillery support not asked for.
- 2nd Feb 1916 Reliefs
- 2nd Feb 1916 Route March
- 2nd Feb 1916 Instruction
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