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2nd June 1917On this day:
- Wire Cutting 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
Wire cutting continued in cooperation with French Mortars and harassing fire carried out on tracks and communication trenches. D236 Battery bombarded five forward enemy front positions. In reply to all day bombardment by our heavy batteries the enemy retaliated with a few rounds on Batteries and Group HQ. Staff Sergeant Masters and one gunner were killed and two Sergeants wounded all in A236 Battery.
Lieut A.F. Blackwell A236 Battery slightly wounded and missing in back area,believed killed. Later found to have been killed.
Usual heavy firing on enemy roads and communications and wire.
- 2nd June 1917 Return of working parties
- 2nd Jun 1917 Route Recce
- 2nd Jun 1917 Patrols
- 2nd Jun 1917 Training
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