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31st January 1917On this day:
- All quiet 236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report
Signed A.C. Lowe, Lt Col R.A
Commander 236th Brigade RFA.
- R Class Super Zeppelin Zeppelin LZ90 (LZ1 20)
- Production Ref: LZ90
- Class type : R
- Tactical ref: LZ1 20
- Usage: Military
- First Flight: 31st January 1917
Carried out 17 reconnaissance missions and 3 attacks dropping 11,250 kilograms (24,800 lb) of bombs around the Eastern Front and the Baltic Sea. It was retired on the 8th October 1917. In 1920 it was ordered to be transferred to Italy as war reparations, where it broke apart one year later while gas was being removed.
- 31st January 1917 33rd Battalion AIF relieved by 35th
- 31st January 1917 Snow and CO's inspection
- 31st January 1917 Ongoing training - still very cold
Continuation of training – Weather very frosty. Train service etc disorganised.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 31st Jan 1917 Rough Night
- 31st Jan 1917 Working Parties
- 31st of January 1917 A Gunpit Hit
- 31st of January 1917 Batteries Shelled
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