TABLE FROM -65’ TO 3.15. 23 June 1916

SECRET.

TABLE FROM -65’ TO 3.15.

 

‘Z’ DAY

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

TIME              Rds. per           Total.               Line                 Rds. per           Total.

gun per                                                            How per

minute.                                                                        minute.

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

-65’ to -10’      ½                     27                    Front               ½                     27

-10’ to -01       3                      30                    Front               1                      10

0.00 to 0.03     3                      9                    Blue                 2                      6

0.03 to 0.05     3                      20                    Pink                 2                      4

0.05 to 0.25     1                      20                    Green              1                      20

0.25 to 0.48     1                      23                    Brown             ½                     12

0.48 to 1.17     1                      30                    Mauve             ½                     15

1.17 to 1.25     1                      8                    Orange                        1                      8

1.25 to 2.15     1                      50                    Lt. Blue           ½                     25

2.15 to 3.15     1                      60                    Crimson           ½                     30

———————–                                           ———————–

Total per gun            263                                Total per How          157

———————–                                           ————————

NOTE

 

  • Batteries firing on ‘Crimson’ at excessive elevation, will fire H.E.
  • E. only will be fired at the portions where the coloured line markings Barrage is under 200 yards from the previous barrage line.

 

23.6.16

C.R. Gover Major R.A.

Bde Major 8th Div Artillery

 

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