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26th December 1916On this day:
- Mist 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
Very quiet all day and observation was bad owing to mist. Battery Commanders of relieving Brigade - 103 Brigade RFA - came up early. At 1000 a German fighting aeroplane came over our lines and shot down one of our planes near Gordon House.
The first sections of the 103 Brigade will relieve our sections as soon as it will be dark enough.
- 33rd Bn AIF use Divisional bath Billets. Supplied working party to AE. Divisional bath used by HQ and Cos.
33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force War Diary, Steenwerke
- 26th December, 1916 33rd Battalion AIF Routine Order No.146
- 71st MGC into the line 71st Machine Gun Company relieve 162nd MGC at Vernmelles.
- Battalion at rest. 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
26th December 1916 - Engelbelmer - Battalion resting. Weather fair.
- 26th December 1916 inspections and training
- 26th Dec 1916 Route March
- 26th Dec 1916 Rest
- 26th Dec 1916 Christmas Dinner
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