Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 64
is in the shape of a horseshoe round us and the wind would carry the gas over to their
own trenches on the opposite side.
Yesterday we bombarded the German trenches for ½ an hour all troops being withdrawn
to the communication trench. A deal of damage was done to his trenches. His reply
was not very heavy as a lot of his men are withdrawn to the Somme and he cannot have
a great deal of ammunition.
However one of his Minniwerfers killed 2 and injured 3.