9TH Canadian Artillery Brigade Operation Order No 52

Ref: Boyeffels 36.b S.E.2. 1/10,000 Hazebrouck 5.a. 1/100,000

 

9TH Canadian Artillery Brigade Operation Order No 52

By

Lieut. Col. H.G. Carscallen Comdg.

 

26.2.17

 

  1. The 9th Canadian Artillery Brigade will march from present wagon lines to old rest billets at Amettes on the morning of the 27th inst.

 

  1. The starting point will be road junction in Hersin, Q.5.b.8.0. The head of the column will pass the starting point at 0.00 a.m.

 

  1. Order of March:-

Brigade Hdqrs.

33rd Battery

36th Battery

32nd Battery

45th Battery

  1. Route:- Hersin – Barlin – Houdain – Divion – Ferfay.

 

  1. On arriving at Amettes batteries will move independently to their wagon lines.

 

  1. Advanced parties of one officer and one N.C.O. and One horseholder from each battery will proceed in advance to arrange billets.

 

  1. The pace of the march is to be slow with frequent halts. Detachments (drivers & gunners) are to walk the greater part of the way.

 

  1. The unexpended portion of the days rations and forage and one days rations and forage will be carried.

 

  1. The batteries will march with full echelons – 75% shrapnel 25% H.E.

 

 

Lieut. Col

Comdg 9th Brigade C.F.A.

 

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