The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

SEPTEMBER 1917

APPENDIX 5
SECRET
Copy No. 11

R.C.R. Order No. 68.

16.9.17.

Reference Maps.
51c, 1/40,000.
51b, 1/20,000.
36c S.W., 1/20,000.

INTENTION.1.The Regiment will relieve the 116TH Canadian Battalion on the night of 18th/19th September.
INFORMATION.2.(1) The Regiment will parade on Battlion parade ground at 5 p.m. on 18th instant.
(2) Dress - Battle Order.
(3) Regiment will entrain at 6.00 p.m. on embankment opposite FRASER CAMP and will be transported to east side LENS-ARRAS road.
(4) Guides from 116th Battalion will be at THELUS CAVE (A.6.c.7.7.) at 7 p.m. 18th inst.
(5) Completion of relief will be reported to Battalion H.Q. by code phrase "You're a.B.68 received at ___".
(6) Battalion Headquarters will be located at T.22.d.9.5.

Issued by Runner at 4.15 p.m.

(signed)
E.C. Snider
Captain.
Adjutant the Royal Canadian Regt.

Copy No. 1. - 7TH Cdn. Inf Bde.
2. - 116TH Cdn. Inf. Bn.
3. - "A" Co.
4. - "B" Co.
5. - "C" Co.
6. - "D" Co.
7. - Scouts.
8. - Signals.
9. - Bombing Officer.
10. - Transport Officer.
11, 12, 13. - War Diary.
14. - R.S.M.

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