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Sun., Apr 1, 1917 VILLERS AU BOIS FRANCE
|Headquarters established in Billet No:6 – Rue de Carencey – VILLERS AU BOIS. The remainder of the Battalion are billeted in adjacent huts – VILLERS AU BOIS.
Transport Section under Lieut. T.C. Wasson and Quartermaster Stores under Lieut. T. C. Pennie, located at GOUY approximately 4 kilometers West of VILLERS AU BOIS.
Weather very unsettled and heavy rain at intervals.
|The morning was devoted to cleaning kit and equipment. Rifle inspection and kit inspection held by Officers Commanding Companies – Details and Sections.
The strength of the Battalion is now 31 Officers and 947 Other Ranks – this includes 7 men attached to the Battalion from 8th Brigade Trench Mortar Battery – Stokes Gun.