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Date: May 27th 1917

May 27 - Had our first gas alarm about midnight. Officers got very excited. All hands had to fall in with gas masks on. Kept on parade for about an hour then dismissed with the order for one man to stay on guard at each tent and call balance of men in case of another alarm. Two other fellows and I had our beds out in an orchard close by the camp proper and so went back there and were soon sound asleep. Nothing more of note happened until