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138th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery


War Diary
(04/16 - 01/18)

Walter Wright
(Narrative, 1926)

Hampstead and
Highgate Express
(1915 - 1954)

Source: War Diary,  April 1916 - January 1918

Part of the Battery's War Diary, from 9 April 1916 to 31 January 1918, is held by the Public Record Office at Kew under the reference WO95/473.

The Diary consists of 220 pages describing the Battery's activities, usually on an hourly basis, including details of positions taken up, targets attacked, ammunition used, hostile shelling experienced, casualties received, and a range of personnel details. Most of the information shown in the linked Diaries of Events and Battery Membership has been taken from the War Diary.

War Diary

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