War Diary

2nd Canadian Infantry Battalion

Saturday, September 09, 1916

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TRENCHES(BAPAUME Sector),Sept.p.5,War Diaries.
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        gained, and situation was well in hand. Trenches blocked and consolidated. Enemy M.G. fire from direction of MARTINPUICH made consolidation very difficult. Objective gained on enemy double company frontage - length 550 yards. Average depth 200 yards. 1 company of 3rd Can. Bn. moved up in Support, and was in position 7.16 pm. 10.25 pm, BOMBING POST on left driven in. Re-established shortly afterwards. Situation fairly quiet during night and early hours of morning, although enemy shelling was very heavy, particularly on our old front line & communication trenches. Our own Artillery replied effectively.
 
 
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Andrew Nixon
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