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
                           from
                                 O.C. 7th West Coast Coy
                                 2nd Battn. Wellington Regt
                                             N.Z.E.F.
 Sir,
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.