The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

MAY 1918

APPENDIX 4
SECRET
Copy No. 13

THE RCR OPERATION ORDER No. 104.

12th May 1918.

Reference maps.
36A. S.W. 1/20,000
36B. S.E. 1/20,000

INFORMATION.

1.     The enemy are reported occupying HOUCHIN-LILLERS Line.

INTENTION.

2.     Battalion will take part in a Brigade attack. Battalion Objective HOUCHIN-LILLERS Line V.27.a.80.60 to V.14.c.80.20.

DETAIL.

3.     (a)     Battalion will assemble for attack on line V.27.a.80.60 - V.14.d.70.90.

(b)     Firing Line.

(c)     "B", "C", "D" Cos. will advance on a frontage of approx. 400 yds. "C" Coy. will direct. Bearing for advance 45 T.B.

(d)     Advance to commence at ____

(e)     "D" and "C" Cos. will detail patrols to keep touch with Battalions on right and left.

(f)     Pack animals under R.S.M. Will assemble at approx. V.26.a.50.80.

TRANSPORT.

4.     Transport less Lewis Gun Limbers and Pack animals will remain in present position.

REPORTS.

5.     To Brigade Headquarters V.26.a.50.40. (Approx.)

Issued at 9.00 p.m.

(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. - Scout Officer.
7. - Sig. Officer.
8. - Q.M.
9. - T.O.
10. - M. Officer.
11. - R.S.M.
12. - File.
13-15. - War Diary.

Copy No. 13

THE R.C.R. MARCH ORDER NO. 103.

12th May 1918

Reference maps.
36 A.

INFORMATION.

1.     The enemy are occupying HOUCHIN-LILLERS Line.

INTENTION.

2.     March to MENSECQ tomorrow.

DETAIL.

3.     (a)         Advance Guard:- Capt F.D. McCREA. "A" Coy.

(b)     Main body "H.Q.", "D", "C", "B" Cos. (Lewis Gun Limber will be attached to each Coy. and will follow it.)

(c)     Starting Point:- Road jct. U.8.a.15.30.

(d)     Time: 9.00 a.m.

(e)     Route:- ECQUEDECQUES - HURIONVILLE - MENSECQ.

REPORTS.

4.     Head of Main Body.

Issued by runner at 9.00 p.m.

(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. - Scout Officer.
7. - Sig. Officer.
8. - Q.M.
9. - T.O.
10. - M. Officer.
11. - R.S.M.
12. - File.
13-15. - War Diary.

Follow The Regimental Rogue on facebook.