18 pounders. TABLE X. 21 July 1918

18 pounders. TABLE X.

Barrage A. Barrage B Barrage C Barrage D Barrage E. Remarks
Zero to Zero plus 2 Zero to Zero plus 4 Zero plus 4 to Zero plus 30 Zero to Zero plus 30 Zero to Zero plus 5.
On line I.32.c.00.90. – I.31.b.70.65. (100x short of DEVIL’S Trench).
At Zero plus 2 Barrage A banks on Barrage B & conforms with it subsequently. On DEVIL’S Trench.
I.32.a.15.00. – I.31.b.90.90.
23rd Bde. R.F.A.
16 guns
15 8 Guns
I.32.c.00.90- I.31.b.90.15. 8 guns.
I.32.a.15.00. – I.32.a.00.30. )Creep forward )at the rate of )100x per min to )GUN Trench )where a )standing )barrage is )formed on )I.32.a.50.30. – )I.32.a.35.60.
24th Bty. R.F.A. 6 guns 2 Guns.
I.31.b.90.15. – I.31.b.85.25. 2 Guns.
I.32.a.00.30. – I.32.a.00.45. )
) – ditto –
)I.32.a.35.60. – )I.32.a.30.75. 2 Guns.
1 Gun on M.G. Emp. I.32.a.16.26.
1 Gun on Trench Element I.32.a.10.52.
At Zero plus 5 these guns jump to the line I.31.b.90.90.-I.32.a.25.80. and form a flanking barrage.

12th D.A.
18 guns. 4 guns
I.31.b.85.25. – I.31.b.80.50. 4 Guns. ! I.32.a.00.45. – I.31.b.95.68. )Form Standing )Barrage.
)I.32.a.00.45. – )I.31.b.95.68. 4 guns. on DEVIL’S Tr. I.32.c.20.70. – I.32.a.20.95.
4 guns on line I.32.a.20.95. – I.32.a.50.30.
2 guns on BIT Lane I.32.c.25.40. – I.32.a.65.15. ! 1 gun will be on the M.G. Empl at I.31.b.95.65.
134 Bty.
4 guns. 4 guns !! I.31.b.80.50. – I.31.b.70.70. Double Banks on 29th Brig at Zero plus 2 in Barrage B,. ) Form Standing )Barrage on )DEVIL’S Trench )I.31.b.95.68.
)I.31.b.90.90.
)
)
)
)
)
) !! 1 gun to be on M.G. Empl at I.31.b.80.70. & remain there throughout.
29th Bde.
4 guns. 4 guns. on
I.31.b.95.68. – I.31.b.90.90.

Rate of Fire:-
Zero to Zero plus 4………………………4 rounds per gun per min.
Zero plus 4 to Zero plus 8……………….3 – ditto –
Zero plus 8 to Zero plus 25……………..2 – ditto –
Zero plus 25 to Zero plus 30……………1 – ditto –
Zero plus 30 ……………..Cease Firing.

Ammunition:-
Shrapnel throughout.

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