Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 54

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favourable wind. 15 mls hour
Played programme for Officer's Mess.
Saw a German aeroplane bombarded. 30 shells were fired while the plane was in sight
and it is rumoured that she was brought down. Another aeroplane was seen brought
down, by several of the boys. Went up to the town of Merres, the nearest town and
went over a convent that was bombarded by Germans 13/10/14. It is said they spent
the night sleeping & drinking there and in the morning bombarded it.                    
In the walls of the interior

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