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Mixed with other Battalions and reported to Headquarters, and
ration parties were sent in from the line. Ammunition was sent up
and dumps established along our new line CYRUS and BABY
trenches and No. 6 crater. Ammunition sent up amounted to :-

S.A.A 175.000 rounds
No. 5 Mill bombs 900
No. 23 “ “ 350
Red S.O.S. 84
White Very Lights 500

Strength taking part in operations covering this period was as follows :-

Officers who went over with waves ………………………………… 12
Officers at Battalion Headquarters …………………………………... 7
Officers brought up as reinforcements …………………………….. 3
Other ranks going over with waves ………………………………….. 550
Other ranks brought up as reinforcements ………………………. 60
Signallers and Runners …………………………………………………….. 24
Medical Staff ……………………………………………………………………. 5
Headquarters details ………………………………………………………. 5
Tump Line carrying party ………………………………………………… 52
Carrying party for 12th machine gun coy …………………………. 16
Other ranks as Tunnel Guard …………………………………………… 11
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Total …………………. 744

Casualties during the period April 9th to 13th were

Officers Other ranks

Killed 4 54
Wounded 9 214
Missing - 44

Total 325

MATERIAL CAPTURED

5 Tons perdite
1 Heavy Trench mortar 1w No. 1729
2 Light “ “ (brought in and placed on dump in
3 Machine Guns (ZOUAVE VALLEY)
1 ½ Doz S.W.W dics with tape
100 German rifles
11.500 S.A.A. in belts
2 doz rifle grenades
4 spare barrels for machine gns
1 sap winch
1 sap barrel
6 Coil Cable
35 Stick Bombs
3 Telephone sets

Prisoners taken
2 officers
145 other ranks

I have the Honor to be
Sir
Your Obedient servant
M Ward Major
O.C 38th Canadian Inf Battn

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