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5th Siege Battery
At 10.a.m. we fired 5 minutes rapid on Les Tilleuls Cross roads in S11a 90.88 without observation and at Noon fired 12 Rounds on Crater D62 to check error of day.
At 12.30.p.m. fired 5 minutes rapid on VIMY STATION without observation. From 12.50.p.m. to 2.0.p.m. fired 5 Rounds on CLAUDE TRENCH at S15a 85.75 to S9c 95.05, Lt Gass observed this shoot and reported very good results , We again got one short round which fell well behind our lines. It was thought the N.C.T. used on this shoot was bad and a written report on this matter was sent into H.Q. During the evening we received an S.O.S. call and opened fire on S22a 4.8 and S16d 05.20, S5c 70.40 and S15b 90.94. At 11.10 p.m. it was reported all quiet again.
31st Battery, 9th Brigade
April 2nd - We continued throughout the night with wire-cutting. Enemy shelling has been extremely light. At 7.00 a.m. we put on a trial or practice barrage. Intelligence Officer 3rd C.D.A. reported it very good, bursts low, and barrage well placed and uniform.
0.0.57 issued today orders a systematic and periodical bombardment of VIMY, PETIT VIMY and LE CHAUDIERE. Only two of our 18_pdrs and one 4.5 Howitzer Battery are to take part in this operation.
58th Battery, 14th Brigade
April2nd - Ordinary training in Gun Park carried on. Inspection of Laying (?). Musketry Instructors under SGT KEDDIE, att 150th Bn arrived. Schedule made out for (?)
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