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Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I

Diaries of Frank Cyril Swannell Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5

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BC Archives, MS-0392 Box 1 Volume 4 FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS Diary and enclosures, 1915.

Saturday — October 9th 1915 Hailed from a motor-lorry by Alf O'Meara — Card from Charlie Hemeyer — Transport 27th Batt.– All after–noon putting 5 metre contours on 28sw. Sheets 1. & 2.

Casualties to noon 9th Oct

1st Divis. 1st B" Wounded 1 4th " Killed 1

2d Div. 18th B" 3 wounded 20th 1 " 21st 3 " 22d 4 " Missing 1 24th 2 " Killed. 1 25th 11 " " 2 28th 9 missing " 14

blast by mine exploded 30 feet in front of Trench

Land Mines – of a new Type were un-earthed from a dug-out in the Trenches near Yzer Canal to the North of Ypres formerly occupied by the enemy.

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