9th January 1917: Diary

Tue., Jan 9, 1917                              A.28b.7.8.

6 AM Weather cloudy – Wind North East.
10 AM Situation quiet – little rain during morning.
3 PM No enemy artillery or trench mortar activity. Hostile machine guns slightly active and some rifle fire.
6 PM Working party of 150 men engaged on Wiring and trench repairs etc.
10 PM Situation quiet. Operation order  No.33 by Major G.C.Johnston issued.

 

EXTRACT FROM OPERATION ORDER NO. 33.

UNIT FROM TO
1st C.M.R.Battalion R 2 Divisional Reserve.
2nd C.M.R.Battalion R 1 Brigade Reserve.
4th C.M.R.Battalion Brigade Reserve R 1
5th C.M.R.Battalion Divisional Reserve

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