Amendment No. 4 to Right Group Order No. 1. 22/7/17

SECRET.
Amendment No. 4 to RIGHT GROUP ORDER No. 1. dated 21/7/17

(1) Reference RIGHT GROUP O.O. No. 1 dated 21/7/17, the Raid will now be postponed 24 hours owing to the feared loss of 3 prisoners last night.

(2) A Dummy Raid will take place at 10.30 p.m. to-night on the same portion of DEVILS Trench.

(3) The portion of the Bombardment from ZERO to ZERO plus 5 will be carried out but all guns detailed for Barrage A will be put down at ZERO on Barrage B.
RATE OF FIRE 3 rounds per gun and 2rounds per Howitzer per minute.

(4) 86th Battery. The special gun mentioned in Table Y will not fire.
(5) Watches will be synchronised by telephone at 7 p.m.

(6) ACKNOWLEDGE.
J.E. Lucket
2ND Lt. R.F.A. for
Lieut Colonel.
Commanding RIGHT GROUP.
Right Group.
4th Div. Arty.
12th Div. Arty.
11th Inf. Brigade.
1st Btn. Hants. Regt.
23rd. Brigade, R.F.A.
29th Brigade, R.F.A.
4th Div. “G”

32nd Brigade No….N/5

Amendment to RIGHT GROUP ORDER No. 1. dated
21/7/17.
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TABLE Y.
Add under special Guns
Opposite D/23 1 Howitzer on M.G. emplacement I.26.c.93.14.
Opposite 128th Battery. 1 Howitzer on M.G. emplacement I.26.c.72.15.

Both above Howitzers will fire 3 rounds per Howitzer per minute from ZERO to ZERO plus 6.
1 round per Howitzer per minute from ZERO plus 6 to ZERO plus 16.
2 rounds per Howitzer per minute from ZERO plus 16 to ZERO plus 30.
A few lachrymatory shell will be used by these Howitzers if wind is favourable.
ZERO HOUR will be 10.45 p.m.
ACKNOWLEDGE.

J.E. Lucket
2ND Lt. R.F.A. for
Lieut Colonel.
Commanding RIGHT GROUP.
Right Group.
11th Inf. Brigade.
1st Btn. Hants. Regt.
29th Brigade, R.F.A.
23rd. Brigade, R.F.A.
48th Brigade R.F.A.
4th Div. “G”.
4th Div. Arty.

32nd Brigade No. ..N/1
48th Brigade R.F.A.
23rd Brigade R.F.A.
29th Brigade R.F.A.
27th Battery R.F.A.
134th Battery R.F.A.
86th Battery R.F.A.

RIGHT. GROUP.
(1) The raid will not take place tonight.
(2) The raid will take place on the night of the 26/27th inst.
(3) ACKNOWLEDGE.
(4) J.E. Lucket
2ND Lt. R.F.A. for
For Officer Commanding RIGHT GROUP. R.F.A.

MESSAGES AND SIGNALS
TO USE
Senders Number Day of Month In reply to Number
S/1 22
Reference amendment no 2 to Right Group order no 1AAA for I.15. read I.26.
From: SHED
Place:
Time:
Signature of Addressee

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OPERATION ORDERS 22 July 1918

OPERATION ORDERS
for
23-7-18.
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1. Special Operation.
O.C. “B” Flight will provide the following :-
1 General Patrol 4 a.m. to 6.30 a.m.
This Patrol to report by Drop Message to Corps H.Q. initial progress of operation.
2 machines to be on the Line on Contact Patrol by 5.55 a.m.
1 machine Contact Patrol 7.30 a.m. to 10.0 a.m.
1machine fitted with Wireless for Flash spotting to leave Aerodrome at 5.15 a.m. and return at 8.0 a.m.

2. Photography.
“C” Flight – 2 machines.
“A” Flight – 2 machines
To reach Trecon by 9.30 a.m. and pick up Cameras. Stand by from 10.0 a.m.
Area wanted Corps Front 4000 yards deep.
Leader to be provided by “C” Flight.

3. Low patrols.
10.0 a.m. to 12.30 “C” Flight.
12 noon to 2.30 p.m. “C” Flight.
2.0 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. “A” Flight.
4.0 p.m. to 6.30 pm. “A” Flight.
6.0 pm to Dusk “C” Flight.

4. Flash Patrols.
Pilots not employed on above duties will be detailed for Artillery Patrol duties during the day. Names to be submitted by Flight Commanders.

J. B*** Solomon
Major,
Commanding No 82 Squadron,
Royal Air Force.
In the Field.
22-7-18.

MOVEMENT ORDER OF NO 82 SQUADRON 22 July 1918

MOVEMENT ORDER OF NO 82 SQUADRON

23-7-18.
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1. The Squadron will move to Trecon to-morrow.
2. Reveille will be at 5.0 a.m.
3. Transport will be loaded as for previous move and drawn up on road under orders of the Equipment Officer ready to move off at 9.30 a.m.
4. Unserviceable Tenders will be left and called for during the day. Sgt Major will detail a rear Guard party of 1 N.C.O. and 6 men who will thoroughly Camp and quarters and will have one Tender to bring them to Trecon. Latrines to be filled.
5. All Petrol drawn from the French Park will be brought with and empty Cans returned. . (if empty only)

J. B*** Solomon
Major,
Commanding No 82 Squadron,
Royal Air Force.
In the Field.
22-7-18

O.C. A Flight.
B
C
E.O.
S.M. R****