13th February 1917: Diary

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Tue., Feb 13, 1917     HEAD QRS CHATEAU ESTREE CAUCHIE

9 AM Advance parties proceeded from ESTREE CAUCHIE to take over new billets at MAISNIL –  LES – RUITZ at 9.00 A.M.
11.30 The Battalion left ESTREE CAUCHIE at 11.30 A.M., to take over new billets at MAISNIL –  LES – RUITZ. Destination reached at 3.00 P.M.

HEAD QRS MAISNIL-LES–RUITZ

5.PM Battalion Operation Order No.40 – by Lieut-Col. Johnston – Comm’dg., issued.

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          In accordance with 8th Canadian Infantry brigade Operation Order No. 77., dated February 8th, 1917. , the 2nd C.M.R.Battalion will move from MAISNIL –  LES – RUITZ  on 14th February, 1917 – to RAIMBERT. Route will be via HALLICOURT: PLACE A BRUAY: MARLES – LES – MINES: LOZINGHEM and AUCHEL.

Companies and Details will fall in outside respective billets, at 8.45 A.M. ready to move off.

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