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29th October 1916On this day:
- 29th Oct 1914 Wounded Arrive
- Some hostile Minewerfens 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery.:
Nothing of very great importance. Some hostile minewerfens (mortars).
- Schütte-Lanz Airship. Schütte-Lanz SL13
- First Flight: 29th October 1916
- Length: 174 metres (571 ft)
- Diameter: 20.1 metres (66 ft)
- Gas Capacity: 38,780 cubic meters
- Performance: 90 km/h
- Payload: 20.5 tonnes
- Engines: 4 Maybach 960 hp/716 kW total
Army airship based at Leipzig. It was considered unfit for combat duty and used for training purposes only. It was badly damaged when it's hangar collapsed because of heavy snow and struck off on the 8th February 1917.
- 29th October 1916 Routine
- 29th October 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- 29th October 1916 Church cancelled - bad weather
- 29th Oct 1916 French Customs
Heavy rain all day. Enemy retaliated to our artillery – Seven men wounded. 2 Fighting Patrols consisting of 1 Officer and 30 OR from B & C Co’s went out on our Left and Right to obtain an identification in NO MANS LAND. No trace of enemy found at all, our artillery having fired on enemy wire & in front of it. No casualties.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 29th Oct 1916 Timber
- 29th Oct 1916 Punishment
- 29th Oct 1916 Church Parade
- 29th Oct 1916 On the Move
- 29th Oct 1916 Reinforcements
- 29th of October 1916 Raid Support
- 29th of October 1916
- 29th Oct 1916 Working Parties
- 29th Oct 1916 Reliefs
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