The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.


Copy No. __

27th Nov. 1916

R.C.R. Order No. 55.

Ref. Map LENS 11. 1/100,000

1. Intention. Relieve 49TH Bn. tomorrow night.

2. Detail. Battalion will move up top relieve 49TH Bn. by Platoons at 100 yards intervals. The first platoon will leave the BARRIER at 4.30 p.m. the remainder moving in the following order,-

H.Q., Lewis Guns, Bombers, Scouts, Signals, Runners, H.Q. Detail, "A" Co., "B" Co., "C" Co., "D" Co.

Companies will take over their original positions.

List of Trench Stores taken over will be forwarded in triplicate to the Adjutant by 10 a.m. on the morning after relief.

3. Report relief by Runner.

Issued by Runner at 9.40 p.m.

E.E.N. MacCallum
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Copy No. 1 - 7TH Cdn. Inf. Bde.
Copy No. 2 - 49TH Bn.
Copy No. 3 - "A" Co.
Copy No. 4 - "B" Co.
Copy No. 5 - "C" Co.
Copy No. 6 - "D" Co.
Copy No. 7 - Bombers.
Copy No. 8 - Lewis Guns.
Copy No. 9 - Scouts.
Copy No. 10 - Signals.
Copy No. 11 - Quartermaster.
Copy No. 12 - Transport.
Copy No. 13 - R.S.M.
Copy No. 14-16 - War Diary.

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