The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.


Copy No. 3

R.C.R. Order No. 22.

1.     The Royal Canadian Regiment will relieve the 52ND Bn. on the night of 3RD/4TH August, 1916.

2.     Trench Distribution

3.     Co. Commanders will see that guides of 52ND Battalion are properly detailed to platoons.

4.     Bn. will move off about 9.15 p.m. exact time to be notified later.

        H.Q. Co., "A", "B", and "C" Co's via LILLE GATE.

        "D" Co. via MENIN GATE.

5.     Signallers, Bombers, Lewis Guns, and Scouts will relieve under their own arrangements.

6.     Transport will arrive for Officers kits at 10. p.m. Two men must be detailed to take charge os baggage which must be piled in a convenient place near the road.

7.     Relief to be reported by Code word "S.111. received"

8.     Acknowledge.

Issued by Runner at 11.30 a.m.

E.C. Snider
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Copy. No. 1 - 7TH Cdn. Inf. Bde.
Copy. No. 2, 3, & 4 - War Diary.
Copy. No. 5 - "A" Co.
Copy. No. 6 - "B" Co.
Copy. No. 7 - "C" Co.
Copy. No. 8 - "D" Co.
Copy. No. 9 - Lewis Guns.
Copy. No. 10 - Signals.
Copy. No. 11 - Bombers.
Copy. No. 12 - Scouts.
Copy. No. 13 - Transport.
Copy. No. 14 - Quartermaster.
Copy. No. 15 - Paymaster.
Copy. No. 16 - Medical Officer.

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