The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

MAY 1918

APPENDIX 2
SECRET
Copy No. 14

THE RCR ORDER NO. 102

6th May 1918

Reference Map
FRANCE 36A 1/40,000
FRANCE 36B 1/40,000

INTENTION.

1.     The R.C.R. Will march to LIERES on the 7th May 1918.

STARTING POINT.

2.     Cross Roads Sheet 36B. W.9.d.15.80.

TIME.

3.     Head of Column will pass Starting Point at 7.30 a.m.

ROUTE.

4.     (a)     REBREUVE, HOUDAIN, DIVION, FERFAY, AMES.

(b)     Order of March. H.Q. Coy., Band, "A" Coy., "B" Coy., Drums, "C" Coy., "D" Coy., and Drums.

(c)     The following halts will be maintained:-

From 25 to 30 minutes after the hour, and from 50 to 60 minutes after the hour. From 9.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m., 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., 3.00 p.m. To 3.30 p.m. No halts will be made in Villages.

(d)     The following distances will be maintained:-

(signed)
R.M. Millett
Lieut.
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Administrative Arrangements to Accompany The R.C.R. Operation Order No. 102

ADVANCE PARTY.

1.     Lieut. J.T. PROBERT, Interpreter POLLET-MOTT, 1 O.R. per Coy. and 2 Hdqrs. Runners will report to Battalion Headquarters at 5.45 a.m. 7th inst. To arrange Billeting.

BILLETS.

2.     Billets and surroundings of Billets will be left in a clean and sanitary condition.

The usual Clearance Certificates to be obtained and forwarded to Battalion Headquarters upon arrival at LIERES.

Q.M. AND T.O. ARRANGEMENTS.

3.     (a)     PACKS. "A", "C" and "D" Cos. will pile packs of Other Ranks on Square in front of Battalion Headquarters by 6.30 a.m. The 7th inst.

(b)     Officers Kits and Mess Kits will be piled in front of Battalion and Company Headquarters by 6.00 a.m. 7th inst.

(signed)
R.M. Millett
Lieut.
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Copy No. 1 - 7th C.I.B.
2. - "A" Coy.
3. - "B" Coy.
4. - "C" Coy.
5. - "D" Coy.
6. - Q.M.
7. - Transport Officer.
8. - Signal Officer.
9. - Scout Officer.
10. - M.O.
11. - Jr. Headquarters.
12. - R.S.M.
13. - File.
14-16. - War Diary.

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