Sun., Jan 21, 1917 A.28b.7.8.
|6 AM||Weather fine – cold.|
|10 AM||Wind North East – Situation quiet.|
|3 PM||Enemy trench mortars and artillery quiet.|
|5 PM||At enemy signals, heavy trench mortar bombardment started all along Battalion frontage until about 5.15 P.M. Very little damage done to trenches – our casualties 7 wounded. Our artillery open fire on enemy positions with heavy calibre guns very effectively.|
|8 PM||Situation Normal – Wind still North East.|
Battalion Operation Order by Major G.C. JOHNSTON – Commanding 2nd C.M.R. Battalion issued.
EXTRACT FROM BATTALION OPERATION ORDER NO. 36.
|In accordance with 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade Operation Order No.74 – the 1st C.M.R. Battalion will relieve the 2nd C.M.R. Battalion in R 2 sub-sector on January 23rd ,1917.|
|On completion of above relief, Companies and Sections of 2nd C.M.R. Battalion will proceed to Billets at MONT ST. ELOY – route will be via ANNIVERSAIR TRENCH and MAROEUIL.|
|Companies will assemble at MAROEUIL.|