The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

MARCH 1917

APPENDIX 7
SECRET
Copy No. 8

March 22nd, 1917.

R.C.R. Order No. 9.

Reference map Sheet
36B 1/40,000

1.     INTENTION

Two Companies of the Regiment will march to LA MOTTE CAMP tomorrow.

2.     DETAIL

(a)     "A" & "B" Cos. of the Regiment, one half Transport, one half Q.M. Stores will parade on Battalion Parade Ground at 8.35 A.M. Markers 8.30 A.M.

(b)     ROUTE. RUITZ, BARLIN, BOIS D' OLHAIN, VERDREL, GRAND SERVIES.

(c)     ORDER OF MARCH. Drums, "A" Co., "B" Co. and Transport.

Issued by Runner
At 4.00 p.m.

(signed)
Hugh Bell
Lieut.
Asst. Adjutant The Royal Canadian Rgt.

Copy No. 1. - 7th Cdn Inf Bde.
2. - "A" Co.
3. - "B" Co.
4. - Quartermaster.
5. - Transport.
6. - Medical Sergt.
7. - Drums.
8 to 10. - War Diary.

The Royal Canadian Regiment Order No. 9.

The following halts will be observed on the march tomorrow. From 50 to 60 minutes after each hour, from 11.30 A.M. to 12 Noon and from 2.30 to 3. P.M.

Advance parties of 4 other ranks from each Co. and one other rank per detachment will report at Orderly Room at 7.15 A.M.

Extra blankets will be rolled in bundles of 10, Transport will call for "A" & "B" Cos. Blankets at 7.00 A.M. Detachments will have their extra Blankets in the Q.M. Stores by 7.30 A.M. Officers' Kit and Orderly Room Baggage will be called for at 7.00 A.M. sharp. All Billets must be left in a scrupulously clean condition.

(signed)
Hugh P. Bell
Lieut.
Asst. Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regt.
22.3.17

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