The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

JULY 1917

APPENDIX 5

Companies and Detachments.

Map Reference "Vimy" 1/10,000.

The Regiment will relieve the 59TH Battalion in support area on 19th inst. Battalion headquarters will be situated at approximately S.8.d.0.2.

"A" Company will take over dugouts at approximately S.16.d.4.8. "B" Company will take over dugouts at approximately S.16.d.5.5. "C" Company will take over dugouts at approximately S.8.d.3.7. "D" Company will take over dugouts at approximately S.8.d.4.2.

Advance Parties of 1 Officer and 4 other ranks per company and 1 N.C.O. and 1 other rank from Detachments will report to Lieut. BARKER, at Orderly Room at 8.30 a.m. 19th inst. They will carry lunches. They will meet the Battalion at Road Junction S.7.d.8.1 1/2.

"A" and "B" Companies (under command of Major LOGAN) will be under 9TH Brigade for working parties and will report to Brigade major 9TH Brigade by 10.00 a.m. on 20th inst. They will keep to trenches if moving over VIMY RIDGE during daylight.

Battalion will parade at 3.20 p.m. 19th inst. on the field to the south of the baths. Markers 3.20 p.m. During the march Companies will maintain an interval of 200 yards between them.

Arrival in areas allotted, will be notified immediately by Code Phrase "Your X.102 received at . . . . . . "

Transport arrangements will be notified later.

(signed)
T.S. Allan
Lieutenant,
Acting Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

17-7-17.

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