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20th May 1916On this day:
- Daily Battery Activity 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report from
2/Lt Mason is transferred from 6th London Brigade Ammunition Column to B236 Battery but is attached to C236 Battery for one week.
- Q Class Zeppelin Zeppelin LZ69 (L24)
- Production Ref: LZ69
- Class type : Q
- Tactical ref: L24
- Usage: Military
- First Flight: 20th May 1916
Flew 19 reconnaissance missions around the North Sea and 4 raids on England dropping a total of 8,510 kilograms (18,760 lb) of bombs. It crashed into a wall while being taken into its hangar on 28 December 1916 and burned out together with LZ53 (L17).
- 20th May 1916 527 Field Company RE - Arras sector Field Works.
- 20th May 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- 20th May 1916 Brigade Horse Show
- 20th May 1916 Prang
- 20th May 1916 Under Fire
- 20th May 1916 Boxing Match
- 20th May 1916 Training
- 20th May 1916 Brigade Sports
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