One shell on No 4 gun. Killed 5 and wounded 6 what a night! I don’t want any more nights like that. Wallbank, Steele, Richards, Bennett and Sweeney killed.

Footnote: War Graves Commission records show that Serjeant John Sweeney died on 13th August 1917 and buried along with John Bennett at Noeux les Mines Communal Cemetery. W Wallbank A Steele J Richards were buried at Maroc Cemetery near Marzingarbe.

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