The second wave was to advance along German communication trenches
and establish blocks proximate to the German support line.
But the five days we were out we had to go up the line every night digging communication trenches
I met the platoon not far from the mouth of the communication trench
, reported myself to their officer, and we started on our way.
Anyone who took the message back would have to make his way through the barrage and the communication trench
had not yet been dug.
The period from 1st to 18th-January 1918 included two trench tours in the Cambrin sector, rest and training at Beuvry, and working parties to clear the communication trenches
at Annequin of snow and water.
Next day, after leaving the trenches, we were put on a working party again, and set off for a certain part of the communication trenches
to don the trench waders.
- The destruction of 15 main communication trenches
of depths of 150 and 300 meters.
While 18-pounders chopped lanes through the German wire, the 23rd's howitzers continued to destroy communication trenches
. On April 1 alone it dropped 250 rounds of BX on Dump Avenue, 150 on Fritter Trench, 75 on Balloon Avenue, and 85 on Grenadier Graben.
New communication trenches
will link with a replica dressing station and it is hoped the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum will develop a supporting exhibition at the castle.
The CCF's hold on communication trenches
between the east and west sectors nearly cut the perimeter in half.
Blunden went between the front line and the Chateau, down Haymarket and Piccadilly communication trenches
and the support trench with varying degrees of safety.
They spent the next eight hours in communication trenches