9th Canadian Artillery Brigade Operation Order No 67 29 April 1917

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9TH CANADIAN ARTILLERY BRIGADE Operation Order No 67

By

Lieut. Col. H.G. Carscallen Comdg

 

29.4.17

INFORMATION       1. Batteries of the Group will fire a barrage tomorrow morning on the enemy’s front system the map locations being the same as shown in Barrage Table issued with Operation Order No 66.

 

BARRAGES              2. At ZERO hour the group will establish a barrage in accordance with Barrage Table shown below.

 

ZERO                         3. ZERO hour will be 4.15 (four fifteen) a.m. April 30th 1917.

 

SYNCHRONIZATION

  1. Watches will be synchronized with this office one hour before zero.

 

BARRAGE TABLE

                                                                                                                                   

Battery                                    TIME                                                  BARRAGE

From   To

                                                                                                                                   

All 18-pdrs                  00.00  0.02      New Trench (See line 1 Barrage Table O.O. 65)

0.02    0.06      Add 100 yards

0.06    0.10      Trench (See line 3 Barrage Table O.O. 65)

0.10    0.14      Trench (See line 4 Barrage Table O.O. 65)

0.14    0.18      Add 100 yards

0.18 Onwards New Trench (See line 1 Barrage Table O.O. 65)

 

All 4.5 Hows.              0.00 Onwards             Similar to Barrage Table O.O. 66

 

RATES OF FIRE

 

0.00     0.18     Normal

0.18 Onwards 2 rounds gun fire

 

AMMUNITION

 

18-pdrs             “A”

H.G. Carscallen

Lieut. Col

Comdg CARSCALLEN’S GROUP

Issued at   p.m.

 

To all Batteries

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