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60728: Diaries of George Holloway

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

The Battle of Champagne, May 27th to June 19th 1918

On May 27th the third Great German Offensive, on the Chemin Des Dames started. Orders were received to embuss with guns and ammunition for the Vishy French Army leaving the transport to follow by road. The Operations North of Bethune

August 7th, Wednesday. During the morning our infantry went forward and captured some enemy trenches. At 11pm we went forward and crossed the La Basse Canal, this we had to cross on a pontoon bridge made of duck boards.

This is a transcription of the diaries of Pte George Holloway of the Machine Gun Corps.


Editor's Comment:
Pte. 133253 George Holloway, 19th Machine Gun Bn., Machine Gun Corps (attached 19th (Western) Division). This is a transcription of part of the diaries of Pte George Holloway of the Machine Gun Corps.


Editor's Comment:
Pte. 133253 George Holloway, 19th Machine Gun Bn., Machine Gun Corps (attached 19th (Western) Division).

History

Identifier

9260.cpd| 5910.txt|GWA_4215_The_Battle_of_Champagne.txt 5911.txt|GWA_4216_Operation_North_of_Bethune.txt

Creator

Holloway, George

Date

May - October 1918 | May - June 1918 August - October 1918

Date Created

01/05/1918 | 01/01/1918 27/05/1918

Temporal Coverage

31/10/1918 | 31/12/1918 18/06/1918

Source

Unknown

Medium

Text: Transcription

Type

Diary

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | G Grocott | The family of George Holloway

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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