The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.
Royal Canadian Regiment inspected at SHORNCLIFFE on 20th
October 1915 by Major
General S. STEELE, C.B., M.V.O., Comdg Troops
Regiment under command of Lieut.
Col. A.H. MACDONNELL, D.S.O.
First line Transport & Train on Parade
Orders received in reference to the departure of Transport
WESTMORLAND (Transport Officer, Regtl.) 54 other ranks,
98 horses, 11 4-wheel and 2 2-wheel vehicles with half the bicycles
departed from SHORNCLIFFE at 7.40 a.m. en route for SOUTHAMPTON.
TRUDEAU, R.C.R., 54 other ranks, 98 horses,
four-wheel and 2 two-wheel vehicles with half the bicycles departed
from SHORNCLIFFE at 9.20 a.m. en route for SOUTHAMPTON.