War Diaries - 1917
5th Canadian Siege Battery
April 14th - Very little doing today 60 Rounds being fired on trenches in M36b 25.00 and M31c30.10.
31st Battery, 9th Brigade
April 14th - The enemy to-day shelled his old stronghold VIMY. All Battery Commanders go forward to-day reconnoitring forward positions in VIMY and its environs. The 32nd Battery has been ordered to move into its forward position to-night. The remaining batteries will probably go forward to-morrow night. Our zone on our trenches is now T.8 Central to T.1.d.0.0., As this outranges our guns we are laid on a “Resistance Line” which runs from VIMY STATION thence along VIMY DEFENCES and thence to LA CHAUDIERE.
58th Battery, 14th Brigade
April 14th - Cold rainy day. DUKE inspected lines at 12.20 NOON. The three 18 Pr. Batteries in PARK at BATTY GUN DRILL, the HOW BATTY at the O ? work across HASLEMERE RD. H.R.H. and retinue were aminatographed. GR. BULLEN C.L. 58th BATTY awarded 28 days detention on 13.4.17 by R.C.M. for absence without leave. CPL ATKINSON to WOOLWICH.