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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #trenchwarfare starts: 50,000 sandbags, 30 miles barbed wire, wire cutters, rifle grenades, detonators & gunpowder drawn for CRE 4th Div.

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #ammoshortage #weaponsystem - 4420 rds 18-pdr (incl. 276 HE) drawn 14-15 Dec. None available 16-17 Dec.

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #ammoshortage #weaponsystem - 580 4.5" howitzer shrapnel drawn 14-15 Dec. None available 16-17 Dec.

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #censor - new stamp, 1526, received. Old one, 119, destroyed.

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #equipmentevaluation #ammoshortage #weaponsystem - 60-pdr bty requested No. 83 fuse as No. 62 giving bad results. No No. 83 available.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    #weaponsystem drew 1620 rounds #18pounder and 360 #4.5howitzer. New censor stamp received, old one destroyed.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    #equipmentvaluation 60 brigade Battery asked for Fuses No 83 T&P, in lieu of No 62 which is giving bad results.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    No accommodation available anywhere near Strazeele for 4th & 6th Divisional Ammunition Column.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    #flare 9 #very pistols and 300 #very cartridges issued. 40,000 sandbags issued.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    #weaponsystem #gunpowder, grenades rifle, grenades hand, detonators.

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