18th Division No G. 619 13 July 1916

SECRET

 

XIII Corps 143/2/19(G)

18th Division No G. 619

G.O.C., R.A.

3rd Division.

9th Division.

18th Division.

35th Division.

No 9 Squadron R.F.C.

No 4 Kite Balloon Section

N0 12 Kite Balloon Section.

 

  1. For the attack on the enemy’s 2nd line, flares will be shown as follows:-

 

XIII Corps – Green

XV Corps – Green( or any yellow flares that may be left.

III Corps – Red(or any yellow flares that may be left.

  1. During operations, up to the present, Contact Patrol aeroplanes have been able to fly very low, flares are easy to locate, signalling panels have been read without difficulty when used.       The air within observing distance of the lines has been practically clear of German aeroplanes.       Such German balloons as are still up have been moved back, and cannot see much, especially in the afternoon and evening.
  2. A Map showing the lines on which flares will be lighted will be issued tomorrow (13th instant).

(sgd) D. MONTGOMERY, Major,

for B.G., G.S.

XIII Corps

12th July 1916

 

Royal Artillery.

53rd I B

54th I B

55th I. B

Signals

 

Forwarded.       Map will be issued later

 

 

F.H. Harry

Major,

for Lieut-Colonel.

Senior General Staff Officer, 18th Division.

July 13th 1916

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