31st January 1917: Diary

Wed., Jan 31, 1917           BOIS DES ALLEAUX

6 AM Weather fold – snowing.
8 AM Working party of 157 men detailed for work at Sawmill – hauling and unloading material etc.
10 AM Bayonet Fighting Instruction for all recent drafts.
1 PM All available men attending baths until 4.00 PM.

Link to Scan: e001126003.jpg

The following are the direct hits made by the Battalion Snipers from October 25th, 1916 to January 22nd 1917.

October     29, 1916 1 Hit. January 20, 1917

2 Hits
November   5, 1916 1 Hit. January 21, 1917

3 Hits
November 22, 1916 2 Hits. January 22, 1917

1 Hits
November 26, 1916 1 Hit. January 23, 1917

2 Hits
November 30, 1916 2 Hits. ——-
December   3, 1916 1 Hit.

TOTAL

29
December  11, 1916 2 Hits. ——-
December  25, 1916 3 Hits.
December  26, 1916 1 Hit.
December  27, 1916 1 Hit.
January        8, 1917 4 Hits.
January        9, 1917 1 Hit.
January       17, 1917 1 Hit.

The following are the suspected hits from November 9, 1916 to January 21, 1917.

 November    9, 1916

2 January  6, 1917

3
       “          22, 1916

1       “       9, 1917

4
December    4, 1916

2       “      18, 1917

1
       “         12, 1916

3       “      19, 1917

3
       “         14, 1916

3       “      20, 1917

2
       “         15, 1916

2       “      21, 1917

4
       “         16, 1916

1 —-
       “         24, 1916

2

TOTAL

35
       “         25, 1916

1 —-
       “         27, 1916

1
       “         28, 1916

1 DIRECT HITS – 29. SUSPECTED HITS – 35
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