The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

APRIL 1917

Letter of appreciation to members of R.C.R. and 7TH C.I.B.

3rd Canadian Division.

29th April 1917.

Brig. General A.C. Macdonell, C.M.G., D.S.O.,
Comdg., 7TH Canadian Inf. Bde.

Will you please inform those who took part in the recent operations that I much appreciate the good and energetic patrol work done by the 7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade. The continued patrol activity with small loss shows that the arrangements were well worked out. The amount of work carried out by the Brigade is also very satisfactory.

Sgd. L.J. Lipsett, Major General,
Cmdg., 3RD Canadian Division.

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7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade.
B.M.R. 285.

To:
R.C.R.
P.P.C.L.I.
42ND Battalion.
49TH Battalion.
7TH Cdn. M.G. Coy.
7TH Cdn. T.M. Bty.

Forwarded.

The G.O.C., 7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade wishes to add his congratulations to the above.

(signed)
A.Meredith
Major,
Brigade Major,
7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade.
30.4.17.

7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade.
B.M.R. 328.

To:
R.C.R.
P.P.C.L.I.
42ND Bn. R.H.C.
49TH Cdn. Battalion.
7TH Cdn. M.G. Coy.
7TH Cdn. T.M. Battery.

The following from Canadian Corps is forwarded for your information:-

"Following message from Adv. First Army AAA Army Commander has much pleasure in forwarding following message received from the Commander-in-Chief AAA Begins AAA My warmest congratulations on the important success achieved by you in the operations of 28th and 29th April AAA Convey to the troops and formations which took part in them my appreciation of the great gallantry and skill shown by them AAA Ends AAA "

(signed)
A. Meredith
Major,
Brigade Major,
7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade.

1.5.17.
H.

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