SECRET COPY NO.
VIMY 36c S.W.
9TH CANADIAN ARTILLERY BRIGADE
Operation Order No 58
Lieut. Col. H.G. Carscallen Commanding
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.
Comdg CARSCALLEN’S GROUP
Issued at 10.50 p.m.
TO: All Batteries