Plan whereby Bapaume could be captured easily by the Pioneer Transport-minus of course several brave members-R.B. & oths.
26th Very mild. Most of the 4th Div infantry are moving out of this line. Dawn reconescense has it that Fritz has evacuated his trenches and retreated for a couple of miles. Still his shells continue to come over. About 8pm our artillery opened out a bombardment of Fritz's line which lasted long after midnight.
27th Cool & misty. Business is very quiet but during the night our guns opened out. Fritz has not returned so far.
28th Cool. Business was very quiet all day, but about 8pm a terrific