Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.
The Royal Canadian Regiment.
The Battalion will move today or tomorrow to Sector of Line south of ARRAS to relieve the 2nd Canadian Division.
All ranks will be confined to immediate vicinity of Billets from receipt of this notification.
Company Commanders will be prepared to move at an hours notice.
All Training for tomorrow is cancelled.
Advance Party as under will proceed this date, by bus, at 8.00 a.m. To take over new sector of the Line.
They will parade at Orderly Room at 7.45 a.m. Will full marching order.
48 hours rations will be carried.
1 Officer and 4 O.R's per Company.
Lieut. H.C. BARKER, 1 SCout, 2 Runners and 1 Signaller for Battn. H.Q.
Officers selected must have had prior line experience.
N.C.O's should be carefully selected as this may be the only Advance party the Battalion has before going into the Line.
A/Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.