Thursday 8th March 1917

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Enemy sent a few shells into ARMENTIERES.

Friday 23rd December 1916

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We relieved 1st Otago in the trenches. The trenches much better
than the Armentieres sector.

Wednesday 17th August 1916

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Regimental Diary.
Place: Armentieres
Moved to Rue Nationale – Great clean up in view of move tomorrow.

Sunday 3rd July 1916

Monday, July 4th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine work & usual fatigues. During the evening Pte Hammond posted missing in the raid was brought back wounded. S O S was sent up from 74 & 75 as the Germans were bombarding very heavily. Our artillery opened up and the Germans replied on the town. The battn “stood to” during the [...]

Monday 20th June 1916

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We were relieved by Otago 2nd Battn and went into Reserve in Billets in Armentieres.
[Covering letter with Diary pages] 
To O.C. 7th West Coast Regt
            N.Z. Military Forces
                                 O.C. 7th West Coast Coy
                                 2nd Battn. Wellington Regt
Enclosed find copy of the diary of the West Coast Coy 2nd Wellingtons. I should suggest [...]

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.

Sunday 14th May 1916

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
The Battalion marched out from Donlieu area in the evening and arriving in Armentieres in the early morning went into billets there.

Friday 12th May 1916

Friday, May 13th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Routine Work.
Capt. Webber left for Armentieres taking 16 details per Coy.