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18th May 1917On this day:
- 327th Siege Battery join 72 HAG 327th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery join 72 Heavy Artillery Group in France.
- Relocations One section of A236 Battery 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery relieved by one section A104 Bty and went to Wagon Louex.
- 18th May 1917 CO's Inspection
- 18th May 1917 Parcels Refused
- 18th May 1917 Entertainment for Wounded
- TRENCHES GAVRELLE SECTOR
Attack on GAVRELLE TRENCH commenced but proved a failure: see appendix. Enemy shelling in reply not very heavy or accurate. From 4.0am to 8.0pm day was very quiet. From 8.0pm onwards to 4.0am enemy shelled WIDOW CT and support line very heavily evidently suspecting a relief.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 18th May 1917 On Leave
- 18th May 1917 Preparations
- 18th May 1917 Working Parties
- 18th May 1917 Training
- 18th of May 1917 Fort Victoria Shelled
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