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5th April 1917On this day:
- Wire Cutting 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
wire cutting was continued today. A236 Battery firing one hundred and nineteen rounds, B236 Battery two hundred and twenty one, X47 Trench Mortar Battery one hundred and seven and C236 Battery one hundred and thirty six.
A236 Battery after being registered in the morning was shelled at about 1830 and two gun pits were blown in by 5.9 inch guns. Two other ranks and one Sergeant were wounded.
- 5th April 1917 move from winter quarters
- 5th Apr 1917 Artillery In Action
- 5th Apr 1917 Posts Established
- 5th Apr 1917 Time for Study
- 5th Apr 1917 Registration
- 5th Apr 1917 Burial Party Shelled
- 5th Apr 1917 Casualties
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