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24th December 1916On this day:
- Enemy Artillery Active 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery. report
Enemy artillery activity on Railway Dugouts and Duckboards. Counter batteries engaged the battery shelling these places and the enemy ceased fire at 1700.
- 33rd Bn AIF raided enemy trenches Billets settling down. Raided Enemy Trenches as per Battalion O.O no.6 dated 17/12/1916. Found trenches empty and in bad condition. DCo changed from billets to huts.
33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force War Diary, Steenwerke
- 24th December, 1916 33rd Battalion AIF Routine Order No.144
- 24th December 1916 Christmas Eve church services
- 24th December 1916 Weather improved
- 24th Dec 1916 New Position
Col. R.E. CHEYNE proceeded on leave and Maj. W.D. LOWE assumed command of Battalion.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 24th Dec 1916 Festive Celebrations
- 24th Dec 1916 Church Parade
- 24th Dec 1916 In Reserve
- 24th Dec 1916 Reliefs
- 24th of December 1916 Some Hostility
- 25th Dec 1916 Christmas Treats
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