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22nd November 1916On this day:
- Visibility Bad 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery. report from
Visibility bad and day quiet. At 0530 a party of twelve Germans crawled over opposite Cross Trench and attempted to throw bombs. These all fell short and they retired hastily.
- R Class Super Zeppelin Zeppelin LZ84 (L38)
- Production Ref: LZ84
- Class type : R
- Tactical ref: L38
- Usage: Military
- First Flight: 22nd November 1916
It was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing (due to heavy snowfall) during an attempted raid on Reval and Saint Petersburg on the 29th December 1916.
- 33 Bn AIF arrive at Le Havre 'Mona's Queen' arrived Havre 12 midnight disembarked 7:00 AM proceeded to Rest Camp No 1. 'Hunslet' arrived Havre 7:30 AM disembarked 10 AM proceeded to Rest Camp No 1.
War Diary of 33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force, Le Havre
- 22nd November 1916 Commenced work in trenches
- 22nd November 1916 Inspections
- 22nd Nov 1916 Thick Fog
Weather very cold, frost during the night, no rain. Trenches in fair condition Ė 2 OR wounded. Patrols reconnoitred enemy wire and No Manís Land.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 22nd Nov 1916 Aircraft Downed
- 22nd Nov 1916 CO Visits
- 22nd Nov 1916 Parades
- 22nd Nov 1916 Artillery Active
- 22nd of November 1916 Tit for Tat
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