The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.


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R.C.R. ORDER NO. 84.

LENS 35.C.S.W.1 1/10,000

1.     The R.C.R. will relieve by the P.P.C.L.I. in the Line tomorrow night 10/11th January 1918.

2.     Companies etc. will leave their Billets in the following order:- "A", "B", "C", "D", H.Q. Co. commencing at 4.55 p.m., with an interval of five minutes between Cos. etc.

3.     At Junction of Tram Line and ABSOLON Communication Trench (N.34.c.30.50) Front Line Companies will be met by P.P.C.L.I. Guides, 1 per Post.

4.     90 Water Tins will be taken over from P.P.C.L.I. in the Line. Transport Officer R.C.R. handing over a like number to P.P.C.L.I. in exchange.

5.     On completion of relief Companies will report by Runner or Wire, CODE WORD "FRESH" being used.

6.     Dispositions;-

"A" Co. Right. "B" Co. Left. FRONT LINE.
"C" Co. Right. "D" Co. Left. SUPPORT LINE.


R.M. Millett
A/Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regt.

Issued at .... p.m.

Copy No. 1. - 7TH Cdn. Inf. Bde.
No. 2. - P.P.C.L.I.
No. 3. - "A" Co.
No. 4. - "B" Co.
No. 5. - "C" Co.
No. 6. - "D" Co.
No. 7. - Signals.
No. 8. - M.O.
No. 9. - Junior H.Q.
No. 10. - Q.M.
No. 11. - R.S.M.
No. 12. - File.
No. 13.-15. - War Diary.


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