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28th April 1915On this day:
- Daily Battery Activity 6th London Brigade RFA 15th London Battery fired six rounds at a working party reported near J2.
Four rounds struck the parapet.
16th London Battery verified registration of ‘K’ works.
17th London Battery fired on Canal Trench and the Communication trench leading to it, verifying the range and line already registered.
- The "Second Battle of Ypres". 1st Battalion fighting at Sanctuary Wood, Zillebeke, Belgium April 1915. 1st Battalion fighting at Sanctuary Wood, Zillebeke, Belgium
- 28th April 1915 9th Lancers on the move
- Preparations for enemy gas attack Lt. Grellier proceeded by Motor Ambulance wagon to St Omer today with two other officers to be interviewed by the DGMS* in the Field. Owing to the attack in the North, the enemy employing poisonous gas, masks made of gauze, and saturated withSoda Bicarbonate solution (2oz to a wine bottle) are being prepared for the men of the Field Ambulance.
* Director General Medical Services
War diary RAMC 19th Field Ambulance, Erquinghem-Lys
- Continued Action E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
With Drench Troops about 3 miles NW of Ypres.
28th April - Supported French Attacks from 1330 to 1800 - fired about 200 rounds.
29th April - Registering.
- 28th April 1915 Operational Order
- 28th Apr 1915 Enemy Mine Located
- 28th Apr 1915 Reliefs Completed
- 28th Apr 1915 Under Shellfire
- 28th Apr 1915 In the Trenches
- 28th Apr 1915 Casualties in April
- 28th Apr 1915 Working Parties
- 28th Apr 1915 In the Trenches
- 28th Apr 1915 Relief
- 28th Apr 1915 Ground Gained
- 28th of April 1915 Reliefs
- 28th of April 1915 GOC Visit
- 28th of April 1915 Ammo column on the move
- 28th of April 1915 General Plumer's Force
- 28th of April 1915
- 28th Apr 1915 Attack Made
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