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30th May 1916On this day:
- Relocations 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report from
2/Lt Masson C236 Battery and 2/Lt Corsan D236 Battery proceeded on 7 day leave of absence to England.
- 30th May 1916
- 527 Field Company RE - Arras sector Field Works. 30th May 1916.
527th (2nd Durham) Field Company, Royal Engineers. 5th Division.
Activity: Two men discharged from hospital.
- Field work in progress.
- No.1 Section.
- Forward Trench 105 Erecting trench shelters
- No.3 Section.
- Forward Trench 124 Erecting trench shelters
- Thursday Avenue G10a.4.5 Mining bomb proof grenade store.
- No.4 Section
- New Street G6c 4.9 Extending existing dugout
- St. Catherine G14b.4.4 Erecting tubular steel shelter.
- Observatory Redoubt G56.1.1 Repairing damaged dugout.
- Work party: Royal Army Medical Corps.
- Sunday Avenue G56.3.8 Mining regimental aid post
- Friday Avenue A28d.5.7 Mining regimental aid post
- Work party: Cyclist Detachment.
- K2 Sub Section Improving support line.
- 30th May 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary
- reinforcements 42nd Siege Battery RGA
Captain(?) Burtenshaw arrived from England with two more 9.2 Howitzers and personnel from right half of the battery.
extracts from memoirs
- 30th May 1916 inspections and training
- 30th May 1916 Drill
- 30th May 1916 Recce
- 30th May 1916 In Reserve
- 30th May 1916 Reliefs
- 30th May 1916 Fund Raising
- 30th May 1916 Trench Recce
- 30th May 1916 Training
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