XIII Corps 143/2/19(G)
18th Division No G. 619
No 9 Squadron R.F.C.
No 4 Kite Balloon Section
N0 12 Kite Balloon Section.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
12th July 1916
53rd I B
54th I B
55th I. B
Forwarded. Map will be issued later
Senior General Staff Officer, 18th Division.
July 13th 1916