Alfred George Richardson’s Diary August 1916

Alfred George Richardson’s Diary August 1916

 

A                     A.X.

 

Tuesday 1st August 1916:       1.45 pm           B/247              216

Wednesday 2nd August 1916: No entry.

Thursday 3rd August 1916:     8.30 am           A/247              –                     152

4.30 pm           A/247              300

Friday 4th August 1916:          No entry.

Saturday 5th August 1916:      6.45 am           A/247                                      228

Sunday 6th August 1916:        No entry.

Monday 7th August 1916:       9 am                C/247              122                  –

3 pm                B/247              227                     2

Tuesday 8th August 1916:       No entry.

Wednesday 9th August 1916: 7 am                C/247              310                  41

Thursday 10th August 1916:   No entry.

Friday 11th August 1916:        6.30 am           C/247              205                  13

Saturday 12th August 1916:    No entry.

Sunday 13th August 1916:                                                      A                     A.X.

11 am              B/247              314                  215

Monday 14th August 1916:     No entry.

Tuesday 15th August 1916:     7 am                A/247              224                  76

7.5 am             B/247              156                     7

7 am                C/247              304                  145

Wednesday 16th August 1916: No entry.

Thursday 17th August 1916:   4.55 am           B/247              684                  228

Friday 18th August 1916:        No entry.

Saturday 19th August 1916:    4.30 pm           B/247              182                  182

4.30 pm           C/247              182                  153

Sunday 20th August 1916:                  Receipts                                  Issues

A         AX                              A       AX

7 pm  508        378                                   Nil

Monday 21st August 1916:                A           AX                            A      AX

95                    B/247              200    152

C/247              139      76

B/247              264       76

Tuesday 22nd August 1916:    No entry.

Wednesday 23rd August 1916:         183         48                               183        48

2.30 pm C/247

Thursday 24th August 1916:               228       76                               283

55                              at 9 pm to A/248

Friday 25th August 1916:                    440                                         440      117

100         11                             100        44

Saturday 26th August 1916:                300        100                            300      100

342        114                            B/247 3 am

6 pm.

Sunday 27th August 1916:      2.30 am to B/247 673 A      126 AX

4.30 pm to A/247   76 A      116 AX

Monday 28th August 1916:     No entry.

Tuesday 29th August 1916:     8.30 am to A/247   228 A       76 AX

9.30 pm to B/247    114 A      38 AX

Wednesday 30th August 1916: No entry.

Thursday 31st August 1916:    Delivered 460 A    50 AX to B/247 at 1.30 pm.  Artillery ever at it.

 

 

A is 18-pdr Shrapnel shell and AX is 18-pdr High Explosive shell.

 

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