Thursday 4th October 1917

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Today commenced the 3rd phase of the 3rd battle of YPRES.
In conjunction with other units (Australian & English) operating on our flanks the N.Z. DIV. attacked the heights in front of the ridge known as the PASSCHENDAELE – GHELUVELT RIDGE.
The objectives of the DIV included ABRAHAM Heights and the village of GRAVENSTAFEL.
 The Div attacked on [...]

Friday 8th June 1917

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Still in Hanbury Support. Moved off at 5.30 a.m. & took over portion of the Black Line from 1st W.I.B. Heavily shelled all day. Counter attack at night was held by fire of our guns & 17 CIs.[?] Shelled all night. Deepened trench & put out wire in front.

Tuesday 17th April 1917

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Coy supplied 1 Off 70 other ranks as party of  3 Off & 250 O.R. under Capt H.E. McKinnon M.C. to dig a new trench in NO MANS LAND. Operation entirely successful. One casualty. Each man dug 72 cubic feet in 1¼ hours. Rather a record. Covering party supplied by 1/W.I.B.

Sunday 15th April 1917

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Everybody very alert last night but the Hun did not venture out of his trench. He bombed his own wire.
Battn relieved by 1st Wgtn this morning. This company handed over to 1st Ruahine and returned to billets in RED LODGE area.
On arrival in billets I handed over to Capt. McKINNON and returned to Ruahine Coy.

Thursday 29th March 1917

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Company for duty. Regimental Dinner to officers of 1st W.I.B.

Thursday 9th February 1917

Friday, February 10th, 2012

[Leap Year adjustment]
Relieved by Ruahine Coy. 1st W.I.B. and returned to old Billets in Fleurbaix.

Wednesday 1st February 1917

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

[Leap Year adjustment]
Relieved W.W.C. Coy. 1st W.I.B. in front and support lines (Convent Avenue) right sector.

Monday 16th January 1917

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

[Leap Year adjustment]
Relieved W.W.C. Coy 1st W.I.B. in Elbow Farm subsidiary line. (Left sector)