Archive for May, 2011

Monday 30th May 1916

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine work. One man posted to the Coy.
               Fatigues supplied.
               Lieut Jones posted to the Coy.
10/3562 Sergeant Gilchrist H. died of wounds.
               Pts Ander, Aitken, Bristol & Drinkwater and Tiernan wounded, and evacuated to Hospital. Also struck off strength of Coy.

Sunday 29th May 1916

Monday, May 30th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine Work. One man posted to Coy.

Saturday 28th May 1916

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Church parade.
               Lt Jackson & 3 other ranks posted to the Coy. making the effective strength 7 officers and 206 other ranks. Major D.W. Talbot struck off the strength of the Coy. having evacuated to England.

Friday 27th May 1916

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine work in Reserve.
               22 details from the NZRB reinforcements were posted to the Coy. bringing our strength to 7 officers and 203 other ranks.

Thursday 26th May 1916

Friday, May 27th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine work in Reserve.

Wednesday 25th May 1916

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine Work in Reserve which consists of sending large fatigues to the trenches each night. The remainder of the men drilling etc.

Tuesday 24th May 1916

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
During the day 27 [21?] men from the training Battn. who had been waiting for the Battn. to go into Reserve were posted to the Coy. bringing our effective strength to 7 officers 181 other ranks.

Monday 23rd May 1916

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We are relieved by the 4th Bn NZRB and move out into reserve in Armentieres arriving in our billets at 3 a.m. on 24-5-16.
               10/3483 Pte Bilderbeck evacuated to Hospital.

Monday 22nd May 1916

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine trench work.

Sunday 21st May 1916

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine trench work.