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  • wildcatjenny by wildcatjenny moderator

    #gas
    "...reported use near Languemarck by the enemy of asphyxiating gasses every man in the trenches was fitted with an improvised mask made out of field dressings. These masks were to be dipped if necessary with a solution of bicarbonate of soda which was store in run [rum?] jars at intervals along the trenches."

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  • wildcatjenny by wildcatjenny moderator

    #dog
    A dog, "possibly a spy's dog" was seen headed to the German lines and later again in the direction of Annequin.

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  • wildcatjenny by wildcatjenny moderator

    #suicide
    Possible attempted suicide or murder? “… was found in his room at Brigade Headquarters shot in the head by a revolver.”

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  • pmj by pmj

    Bn made makeshift gas masks from field dressings dipped in bicarbonate.
    Officer committed suicide.

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