9TH CANADIAN ARTILLERY BRIGADE Operation Order No 50

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Ref: Roclincourt 1/10,000

 

9TH CANADIAN ARTILLERY BRIGADE  Operation Order No 50

By

Lieut. Col. H.G. Carscallen Commanding

 

15.2.17

 

  1. In accordance with instructions from R.A., Canadian Corps, systematic night bombardment of roads, communications trenches and billets in rear of the enemy’s lines will be carried out, with the object of harassing the enemy, preventing his getting up rations, ammunition, or material, and generally wearing down his morale.

 

  1. Commencing on the night of 15/16th instant all objectives detailed below will be fired on nightly by the batteries.

33rd Battery           Sachsen weg and Bereitschaft Stellung

32nd Battery           Albrecht Avenue

36th Battery           Sunken Road, A.18.a.1.6 to A.12.c.35.70.

Ammunition Allowance (each night)

32nd Battery           A.        10 rounds

AX      56 rounds

33rd Battery           A.        10 rounds

AX      56 rounds

36th Battery                        BX      68 rounds

 

  1. Targets will be fired on at irregular intervals with occasional bursts of fire.

 

  1. Reports on targets fired on and enemy retaliation, if any, to be sent in to Group Headqtrs. by an orderly each day, not later than 5.a.m.

 

 

 

 

Lieut. Col

Comdg CARSCALLEN’S GROUP

 

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