REPORT ON HOSTILE SHELLING, April 3rd 1917
At 9.17 p.m. cluster flares (yellow) from enemy front line. Hostile artillery at once barraged front, support and communication lines.
At 9.27 p.m. retaliation by 3rd C.D.A. and 63rd Divisional Artillery.
At 9.28 p.m. 43rd Canadian Battalion report artillery and T.M. barrage heavy.
At 9.32 p.m. situation reported to 3rd Canadian Division.
At 9.35 p.m. orange and green flares from enemy front line.
At 9.37 p.m. one red flare bursting into yellow reported on left of Left Battalion.
At 9.44 p.m. hostile artillery slight. T.M.Bs still active.
At 9.46 p.m. situation reported normal by Battalions.
Artillery advised and report submitted by wire to Division.
33rd Batt. C.F.A.
L.O. 9th Canadian Inf. Bde.
April 4th 1917