APPENDIX A. (PHASE II) 5 August 1917

APPENDIX A. (PHASE II)

TIME TABLE and TASKS.

Hour Gun 62nd Brigade. 63rd Brigade. 48th Brigade Trench Mortars Rates of fire.
6.15 pm to 7.30 pm 4.5 Hows

18 prs At 6.30 switch to LONG Tr. O.2.d.95.00. to O.8.b.75.45.

As per Phase I. From 6.15 to 6.30 work over to LONG Tr. O.2.d.70.55. – 95.10. and to MOUND & trench O.2.d.80.45. – O.3.c.10.30.
As per Phase I. At 6.30, 4 Hows remain on Phase I target; 2 Hows on MAY Tr. O.2.b.45.20. – 75.35.

As per Phase I. 6.15 p.m. to 7.45 p.m. As for Phase I, except –
2” T.M. T.M. on ARROW Trench lifts to DEVIL’S Tr. I.32.c.20.60. to 25.30.
Cease firing on SPOON Tr. N. of O.8.b.75.80.
9.45” T.M. Ceases fire on STRAP Trench.
STOKES bombard LONG, SPOON and STRAP Trenches O.2.b.45.15. to O.8.d.35.45.

At 7.45 p.m. 2” & 9.45” T.Ms. and Stokes cease fire, with the exception of 2” T.M. on MOUND, which will continue till 7.47 p.m. (see Phase III.) 4.5” Hows.
6.15 to 6.30, gradually increase rate of fire from 90 to 180 rounds per B’ty per hour.
18 prs.
From 6.15 p.m. gradually increase to 160 rounds per B’ty per hour.

2” T.Ms.
From 6.15 to 6.30 p.m. gradually increase to 45 rounds per Mortar per hour.
7.30 pm to 7.45 pm. 4.5 Hows.

18 prs. Work back to Phase III targets

Work back to task at Zero, Phase III. Work back to Phase III targets

Work back to task at Zero, Phase III. Work back to Phase III targets

Work back to task at Zero, Phase III.

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