The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

JULY 1917

APPENDIX 6
SECRET

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

S.A. 614.

WARNING ORDER.

Companies and Detachments.

The Battalion will probably move as follows:-

July the 25th (possibly 5.30 a.m.) to COUPIGNY.

July the 26th to LAPUGNOY.

Lieut. STRIDE will be Billetting officer. Each Company will hold in readiness an advance party of 5 (five) other ranks, and each detachment 1 (one) other rank. Headquarters Runners 4 other ranks, (2 with bicycles).

Advance parties will carry 24 hours rations.

On orders being issued from Battalion Headquarters, advance parties will report to Lieut. STRIDE at the Transport Lines and will then proceed immediately to COUPIGNY. After the battalion has reached billets in COUPIGNY the same advance party will be prepared to move immediately to LAPUGNOY.

It is expected there will be no working parties on the 24th instant.

(signed)
E.C. Snider
Captain,
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment

21-7-17.

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