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  • 141Dial34 by 141Dial34

    #prisoners

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    The fog made it impossible to see more than a few yards. The advance was difficult due to the effect of the #mine explosion.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    The fumes made some of the advancing waves of men violently ill. A number of enemy were bayonetted in Nancy Switch.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    Great difficulty was experienced in enemy support trench. as he had dug himself into shell holes.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    #illegible

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    Red Objective taken in Zero plus 20 minutes.

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  • Stork by Stork

    #faint

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    7 June 1917: #mine The barrage was splendid though difficult for advancing troops to follow owing to the effect of the mine explosions.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    #gas As the waves advanced the fumes probably gassed many men and made them violently ill.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Enemy front line proved to be empty but a number were found and bayoneted in Nancy Switch.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Difficulty going onto Nancy Support. Enemy dug himself into numerous shell holes & were troublesome at many points. Hard to see owing to fog

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    #prisoners

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Coys lost sense of direction,this was corrected. A Coy on right flank resting upon Nancy Avenue were not in touch with the right Battalion.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Red objective taken. A Coy after a stiff fight reached their Blue objective,

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