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jiggyknight

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Hi I wonder if anyone can help my great great uncle died 21st September 1918 records show he was bombarded 00.30hrs at windy terrace givenchy where is this is can find windy corner but no windy terrace can anyone share some light on this please  this is what I have :

Sept 18 & 19.  Training and inspection.
Givengy 20. Preparations to move into the line. Relieving the 1/6 Kings Liv Reg as left support battalion entering the Bdc  (?) Reserve.
Givenghy 21. At 00.30 has bombardment of battalion hq Windy Terrace 
The battalion orderly room and the runners dugout were blown in. Serious casualties were suffered by officers and men who were engaged in rescuing the men who had been buried. 

Taken from pg  586 (of 680) of ww1 diaries Lanc fussiliers

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