Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 55

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are marks of what appears to be bullets etc. from a shrapnel shell.

27th Another fleet of German Aeroplanes of about 8 Bombarded, 1 of which was
brought down

28th New gas helmets issued (Box Respirator) use explained and practiced
manipulation. Also tested for 5 minutes in room of tear shell gas.

29th Left Merres in Motor transports 24 to a transport for Armentieres at 10 a.m. Arrived
at Armentieres and billeted in a clothing factory at noon. It is an immense factory and
we spent considerable

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