RELEASED PRISONER OF WAR POST CARD
To J. Smith, 100 Arcadian Gdns, Wood Green, London N22 England.
Postmarked ARMY POST OFFICE M 9 7 DE 18.
Prisoner of War Reception Camp at No 1 Camp Canterbury.
I have been released and expect to be home shortly.
I am quite well
Signature only. A. Smith
Date Dec 6th 18
WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
DEC 6TH 18
Just a few lines to let you know I am getting home by degrees I am now at Boulogne expect to cross the Channel to-morrow. No doubt we shall have to spend a few days at a base or debot (depot) before being sent home but I am looking forward to seeing you all very soon now.
Glad to say I am A.1. & hope you are all in the best of health.
Please excuse more news.
With much love
Addressee Mr. T Smith, 100 Arcadian Gardens, Wood Green, London N.22 England.
Passed by Censor No 1061. on envelope
9th. Canadian Artillery Brigade
December 6th 1918
9th Brigade CFA will march on 7th inst from present billets to Area HOUDENG-AMERIES
Starting point will be starting of road and canal One mile N.W. of N in NIMY (VALENCIENNES Sheet), and Brigade will march via CASTEAU-THIEUSIES to new area.
Batteries will march in the following order, and head of column will pass starting point at 1000 hours ;-
45th Battery CFA
36th Battery CFA
31st Battery CFA
33rd Battery CFA
Your attention is called to “Notes taken at 3rd. Cdn. Div. H.Q. December 6th”. Kit and equipment will be carried as laid down in that memo.
Distances and points in march discipline as laid down in Fourth Army No G.S. 128, sent you today are to be strictly observed.
In passing any guards which may turn out, Officers only will salute, no “Eyes Right” or ”Eyes Left” being given.
Two Gunners may ride on limbers and wagon body respectively and a breaks man on G.S. wagons.
B.C.s will carefully inspect their batteries before moving off to see that equipment is properly carried.