Germans shelled village- heavy sniping throughout the day – 2 killed 1 wounded – weather improving.
Relieved 2nd .Dublin Fus in trenches at ST YVES at night. Quiet night.
Germans sent one shell close to STEENWERCK station but did no damage. Fine day.
Battalion bath at PONT NIEPPE. German Aeroplane dropped 2 bombs close to village, these were followed by six shells (about 6”). One wounded of “A” Coy.
Lieut Col. Poole rejoined the Battalion to take command. Day of rest and cleaning up.
H.Q. and D Coy shelled by Whizz Bang Battery but with no effect. One piece of shell spoilt Sergt Major Lawrence’s dinner by breaking the plate. There was an issue of Gooseberry Jam in lieu of Plum & Apple today. Relieved by 2nd R.Dublin Fus at night & Batt. marched to billets at LA CRECHE. Continue reading
A little shelling. Trenches a little drier than what they have been. No casualties.
Head Quarters shelled by Whizz Bangs 3 times during the day. A little sniping. 1 killed 3 wounded.
Relieved 2nd R.Dublin Fusiliers at ST YVES trenches in the evening at 5pm. No casualties.
Working parties found for R.E.[Royal Engineers]. Quiet day. Captain Burnard rejoined the Battalion.