9th Canadian Artillery Brigade Operation Order No 58 3 April 1917

SECRET                                                                                 COPY NO.

REF:

VIMY 36c S.W.

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9TH CANADIAN ARTILLERY BRIGADE

Operation Order No 58

By

Lieut. Col. H.G. Carscallen Commanding

 

3.4.17

INFORMATION      1.  The 52nd Battalion will carry out two simultaneous raids on the morning of the 4th instant.

The first (one officer and 22 Other Ranks) will enter enemy front line between B.4 and B.5. Craters (A.4.a.66.85) and remain ten minutes.

Second party (one officer and 22 Other Ranks) will enter enemy front line at S.28.a.60.25 and remain ten minutes.

 

ARTILLERY             2. CARSCALLEN’S GROUP will assist the raid in accordance with Barrage Table attached.

 

ZERO                         3. Zero hour will be 4.00 a.m. the 4th instant.

 

SYNCHRONIZATION 4. Watches will be synchronised with L.O. (Captain Cook) at  one hour before Zero.

 

POSTPONEMENT CODE 5. Should it be necessary to postpone raids, telephone code will be “NO SUNLIGHT TODAY” and Zero hour will be 4 a.m. 5th instant.

 

H.G. Carscallen

Lieut. Col

Comdg CARSCALLEN’S GROUP

Issued at 10.50 p.m.

 

TO: All Batteries

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