The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

DECEMBER 1917

APPENDIX 8
SECRET
Copy No. 13

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

Reference Map. - LENS 36 C S.W.1. 1/10,000

RELIEF ORDER NO. 75

1.     The R.C.R. will relieve the P.P.C.L.I. in the Line tomorrow night December 29/30th 1917.

2.     Companies will march off in the following order:- "D", "C", "B", "A", H.Q. the first Company will move off at 4.00 p.m. It will not reach LIEVIN before 5.30 p.m. Distance of 100 yards between platoons will be maintained.

3.     At LIEVIN Font Line Cos. will be met by 1 P.P.C.L.I. guide per post; Support and Reserve Companies by two guides per post; Support and Reserve Companies by two guides per platoon and H.Q. Co. by two guides.

4.     Code word to be forwarded to Bn. H.Q. when relief is complete. "WOOD"

ISSUED AT SOUCHE at 9.30 p.m. 28-12-17.

(signed)
M.F. Gregg
Lieut.
for Major,
Commanding The Royal Canadian Regiment.

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