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Report detailing deliveries of trench warfare supplies, September 1915
(Catalogue ref: MUN 2/30)

DELIVERIES OF TRENCH WARFARE SUPPLIES.*

Weekly Average.

Mills Grenades. Filled.

Mills Grenades. Empty.

Pitcher Grenades.

Due.

Delivered by Contractors.

Due.

Delivered by Contractors.

Due.

Delivered by Contractors.

August

..

37,875

12,844

307,937

22,723

25,001

22,341

Week ending -

           

September

4

42,000

42,936

366,500

61,570

..

28,128

"

11

42,000

33,360

391,000

77,504

3,522

4,896

"

18

42,000

24,792

399,500

150,240

..

4,800

"

25

42,000

41,964

365,750

174,024

..

Nil

               
 

Ball Grenades.

Rifle Grenades.

Chemical Grenades.

Week ending -

           

September

4

384,000

172,948

8,000

..

Indefinite

20,244

"

11

443,000

229,340

21,000

8,740

"

Nil

"

18

486,500

253,752

26,000

10,760

"

"

"

25

486,500

320,272

26,000

9,000

"

"

               
 

Catapults.

West Spring Guns.

Gas Cylinders.

August

..

..

179

62

22

1,769

1,863

Week ending -

           

September

4

..

Nil

Nil.

50

1,050

1,818

"

11

..

"

"

202

1,000

1,419

"

18

300

"

"

50

650

673

"

25

300

250

"

Nil

800

868

               
 

Spraying Machines.

Barbed Wire Traversor Quilts.

 

August

..

..

32

1,275

1,119

 

Week ending -

       

September

4

550

Nil

..

350

"

11

800

348

..

Nil

"

18

1,000

Nil

..

"

"

25

1,100

"

..

"

           

*Additional deliveries –

Week ending

Week ending

 

Sept. 4.

Sept. 11.

I.S.K. grenades .. .. .. ..

21,991

Nil

Shells for Stokes' guns .. .. ..

3,000

2,250

Bombs for 2-in. trench mortars .. ..

420

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Additional deliveries, week ending September 18 :- R.L. grenades, 951; 2-in. trench mortars, 2.
Additional deliveries, week ending September 25 :- R.L. grenades, 450; Mexican grenades, 9,950;
fumite grenades, 10,200 ; 4-inch Stokes' gun 1 ; shells for Stokes' guns, 1,662.

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