Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. II (14 January 1916 to 31 January 1917)

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afternoon brought down no less than 6 of his Kite observing Baloons in flames, they dropped phosphorus bombs, which break & multiply. At 0930 this morning arranged with C.R.A. 4th Aust Div Art. to hand over to him the Art Command of this Area now occupied by the 1st Aust Div Art - at 10 a.m. Wednesday next. All our Batteries to be clear by 3 a.m. Same day - At 2.30 a.m. went BAILLEUL to get information from the C.R.A. 24th Div Art. as to where one our F.A. Bdes ordered to relieve his at HILL 63 was to report tomorrow. he stated that it was to come under the tactical control of C.R.A. 2nd Aust Div. I met this Officer on my way back & had the arrangement confirmed. Called at 18th Bn H.Qs near ERQUINGHEIEM on way back & saw Col Wisdom - July 4th At H.Qs R. & L. Groups to see that everything was in proper train for handing over tomorrow to 4th Aust Div Art. Called on G.O.C. 4th Aust Div told him arrangements had [Page] 59