The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

JANUARY 1919

APPENDIX 1
Copy No. 15

THE R.C.R. MARCH ORDER NO. 143

ESTAIMBOURG.
31st January, 1919.

Ref. Map:
TOURNAI. 1/100,000.

1.     MOVE. The Battalion will move from ESTAIMBOURG tomorrow February 1st, 1919, en route for ENGLAND.

2.     STARTING POINT. Croos roads 300 yards West of Orderly Room.

3.     ORDER OF MARCH. "D" "B" Drums "A" "C" H.Q. Co.

4.     TIME. Pass Starting Point 06.45 hours.

5.     DRESS. Marching Order, steel helmets on packs, one blanket and great coat in packs. Messtins on bottom of packls, water bottles full.

6.     BILLETS. Certificates that billets have been left clean and in a sanitary condition will be obtained from each householder and handed in to Orderly Room by 03.30 hours tomorrow. No rear parties will be left.

Q.M. ARRANGEMENT.

1.     REVEILLE. 04.45 hours.

2.     BREAKFAST. 05.30 hours.

3.     KITCHENS. Ready to move at 08.00 hours.

4.     BLANKETS. One spare blanket per man and all surplus blankets will be rolled in bundles of ten and turned in to Q.M. Stores before 06.00 hours.

5.     KITS. Officers kits and mess kits will be at Q.M. Stores at 06.15 hours.

31.1.19.

(signed)
M.F. Gregg
Lieut.
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Copy No. 1. - 7th C.I.B.
2. - C.O.
3. - "A" Co.
4. - "B" Co.
5. - "C" Co.
6. - "D" Co.
7. - Capt. Cock.
8. - H.Q. Co.
9. - Q.M.
10. - M.O.
11. - R.S.M.
12. - File.
13-15. - War Diary.

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