2.30am Train heard beyond HARDECOURT.
All quiet during the day. Enemy fired about 15 How shells into Maricourt Valley (south of the village) searching for our Artillery. Our Artillery registered on the German front & second line in the afternoon.
Everything very quiet during the evening, practically no firing on the part of the enemy until 11.50pm when there was considerable rifle fire. owing to our guns fired rapidly onto A1 & A2 subsectors. Wiring had to be suspended and patrols withdrawn to our own wire.