Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I
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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
Tuesday July 26th back to RegT- Report To Maj. Tecks t Leckie– Sent on To Bde Hdgrs– t put to work in General's dining room at Ferme Grand Westhoof- —Buy a little hay for 1/2 franc t sleep in an unused stable. Get a cake from Miss Ethel Elliott t divide up with the section—
Wednesday July 27th Working on maps as usual – Germans shell ridge 1/2 mile from us and drop 32 shells into Nieppe. —Make attack near Hooge by means of liquid fire and take a front of 400 metres