SECRET Copy No 20
8th Division Artillery Operation Order No. 14.
4th July 1916
- The 8th Divisional Artillery will hand over responsibility for Artillery Defence of the Line to the 12th Divisional Artillery at 10 a.m. 5th July.
- The Headquarters R.A. 8th Division will close at HENECOURT at 10 a.m. 5th July and will re-open at CAVILON at a time to be notified later.
- The following moves will take place to day as under.
UNIT. FROM . TO. REMARKS.
Adv Sections HENENCOURT Area 2 To march as a unit under
33rd Bde WOOD the orders of the senior
Adv Sections ditto Area 2 Head of column to start
5th Bde R.H.A. from BRESLE at 2.45 p.m. Head of column is Adv Sections BRESLE Area 3 not to cross the SOMME 45th Bde in AMIENS before 6 p.m. tail must be clear by 8 p.m.
Route BRESLE- FRANVILLERS – Main AMIENS Road – to Billeting Area.
- Remainder of the Divisional Artillery will be withdrawn tonight as laid down in O.O. No 12 dated 3rd July.
C.R. Gover Major R.A.
Bde Major 8th Divisional Artillery.
Copies to 8th Division
19th Div. Arty.
12th Div. Arty.
3rd Corps R.A.
All Bdes R.F.A.
8th Div. Signals
12th Div. Signals.