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charlie962

Bardess,  Your post 24 :

 

8 hours ago, Bardess said:

40853 Pte E B Neff [not found; poss 2293434]

This is Edgar Beverley Neff who was a prewar  Dentist, who served 11 mths as a gunner with the CEF RFA (40853) before getting a commission in the Dental Corps.

 

8 hours ago, Bardess said:

Capt A O P Reynolds [not found] transferred to 10th Stationary Hospital

This is Arthur Owen Playford Reynolds of the RAMC. Subsequently awarded an MC.  LG Sep19165a1c907693a44_ReynoldsAOPMCcitation.JPG.144dc83b8824b3f88244a2920d87ca59.JPG

 

8 hours ago, Bardess said:

Capt E S Jeffrey [not found] proceeded on leave

This is Edward Shapter Jeffrey  CAMC who ended the war as a Major with an MC. This is LG  24/7/19175a1c8f0c4d495_JeffreyESMC.JPG.425d6592895c8dcfe706b2d653cf8bbd.JPG

 

8 hours ago, Bardess said:

Capt Fraser, J J [not found]

This is Capt James J Fraser, CAMC who got a MiD for bravery and coolness while in a position of danger, assisting Major Hardy at dressing station in Ypres during night of April 22nd-23rd.

 

Charlie

 

PS there's a good on-line History of the CAMC which mentions some of the officers /ORs and their awards. You may already have this but I put the link to remind me!

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Not only have you found and named in full the ones I couldn't but you also put a link on that I'd not seen before and it adds so much to this thread. Thanks Charlie

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2 that had eluded me. Not indexed by service number on BacLac because they were subsequently commisioned.

 

 

23 hours ago, Bardess said:

32986 Staff Sgt Locke, W B [not found]

This is Henry William Beecher Locke, StaffSgt 32986,  prewar medical student commissioned 8/11/15 then returned to Canada 1916 to complete his medical studies.

 

23 hours ago, Bardess said:

9169 Pte P N Alexander [not found], Motor Transport, was transferred to the 1st Canadian Div Supply Column

This is Percy Norman Alexander Private 9169 who went on to get a commission in the Canadian Infantry, finishing as a Major with an MC and bar, and a couple of nasty wounds.

 

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Bardess

Charlie, this is above and beyond... Many, many thanks

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1.10.15 Bailleul

 

Rain last night. Cool this morning and today. 33003 Pte Brook, G P transferred to England. Given Commission from this date. Casualties to noon today: Officers 1 OR 38

 

 

2.10.15 Bailleul

 

Clear and very cool today. Casualties to noon today: Officers 1 OR 31

 

 

3.10.15 Bailleul

 

Very cool nice clear day. The following men reported for duty and taken on our strength from Oct 1st:

400077 Pte Norman, F T

1899 Pte Whitney, H

423 Pte Palmer, J H

400075 Pte Allen, F

34432 Pte Bowden, J

400076 Pte Stiles, R H

50066 Pte LeFeuvre, J G

Casualties: Officers 1 OR 40

 

 

4.10.15 Bailleul

 

Rain during the night and rain today. Capt Jeffs, H B reported back and taken on our strength from 3rd inst. Capt Duck, A R B, Paymaster attached, proceeded on leave 3rd inst. Casualties to noon: Officers 0 OR 36

 

 

5.10.15 Bailleul

 

Fine very cool. 33056 Pte Edgar, D proceeded on leave from this date. Casualties to noon: Officers 0 OR 43

 

 

6.10.15 Bailleul

 

Clear and cool. Casualties to noon: Officers 0 OR 36

 

 

7.10.15 Bailleul

 

Fine and cool. Capt Kelly, B E returned from leave on 5th inst. The following have been struck off our strength:

33122 Pte MacFarland, A transferred to Canadian Training Depot, England 24.9.15

33061 Pte Grafton, J invalided and transferred to England 25.9.15

50015 Pte Bannon, J invalided and transferred to England 26.9.15

Capt Luton, R M reported back for duty from 2nd Can Bn 6.10.15

Casualties to noon: Officers 0 OR 43

 

 

8.10.15 Bailleul

 

9am

 

Dull, cold, raw weather. C Section left for Dranoutre to arrange to take over the Dressing Station and Advanced Dressing Station of No 5 Can Fd Amb. The following proceeded on leave on 7th inst:

36192 Sgt Shadwell, M L

33016 Pte Boswell, J W

33006 Pte Booth, W H

33210 Pte Wilson, W

 

 

Promotions:

36192 Cpl Shadwell, M L to be Sgt from 6th inst

36170 Pte Pease, G to be Cpl from 6th inst

 

 

Casualties to noon: Officers 1 OR 29

 

 

9.10.15 Bailleul

 

Fine and cool. Casualties to noon: Officers 1 OR 27

1pm

 

Transferred to No 1 Canadian Fd Amb who took over the Rest Station at Bailleul:

Officers  5

OR      150

 

TOTAL 155

 

 

2pm

 

B & C Section left Bailleul for Dranoutre and took over Dressing and Advanced Dressing Stations from No 5 Canadian Fd Amb at this place at 2pm. Capt Brown, P G and Capt Jeffs, H B and necessary details took over Advanced Dressing Station.

 

 

10.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Dull, looks like rain. Casualties to noon: Officers 0 OR 29 sick

 

 

11.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine bright cool day. Capt Luton, R M attached temporary to C Div Amm Column as MO 8.10.15. 02696 Pte Costello, R [not found; poss 20689?] reported from Base and taken on our strength from 8.10.15. Casualties to noon: Officers 0 sick 1 wounded OR 15 sick 3 wounded

 

 

12.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Dull and cloudy. Capt Duck, A R B returned from leave 11.10.15

Capt Brown, P G proceeds on leave 11.10.15

33074 Pte Gale, A E proceeded on leave 11.10.15

Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR 11 sick 7 wounded

 

 

13.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine warm weather.

4pm

 

Bombardment.

Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 13 wounded 0

 

 

14.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine and cool. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 18 wounded 45

 

 

15.10.15 Dranoutre

 

The undermentioned NCOs and men proceeded on leave on 14th inst:

Sgt Samuels

Cpl Smith

Pte Adams, J R

Pte Adams, W

 

 

Pte Gibbs, A H M [not found] invalided to England, struck off the strength 26.9.15

Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 9 wounded 10

 

 

16.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Cool, misty. Capt Valiquet proceeded on leave on 15th inst. Capt Kelly, B E reported for temporary duty to 3rd Can Bn as MO. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 1 OR sick 24 wounded 1

 

 

17.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Dull and cold. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 10 wounded 1

 

 

18.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine, clear, cold day. Capt Luton, R M returned to duty from DAC 16.10.15. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 15 wounded 2

 

 

19.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine and cool. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 11 wounded 4

 

 

20.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine cool day. 51099 Pte E O Taylor transferred from Advanced Depot to Medical Stores and taken on our strength from 9th inst.

Capt P G Brown returned from leave

Capt W Barton proceeded on leave Oct 17th.

Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 14 wounded 5

 

 

21.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Cool bright day; very quiet on our front. Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 10 wounded 2

 

 

22.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Cool and bright; quiet. Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 10 wounded 1

33076 Pte Gains invalided to England. Struck off our strength 28.9.15

33040 Pte Clay, F transferred to 1st Canadian Inf Bn 5.10.15 and struck off our strength.

Auth DAAG Can Sect K.18-9-2

 

 

23.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine bright warm day. 47369 Pte Lawton, A E of our Unit wounded at the Advanced Dressing Station about 3am. Transferred to No 3 CCS. The following proceeded on leave this date:

32983 Sgt H A Rawlings

Pte West

Pte W Tyler

Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 14 wounded 4

 

 

24.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Cool and cloudy. Capt Kelly, B E reported back for duty from 3rd Bn this date. Capt Valiquet, M U reported back from leave on 23rd inst and proceeded to 3rd Bn as MO temporary. Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 11 wounded 2

 

 

25.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Rained all night and all day today. Capt Barton returned from leave. The following proceeded on leave this date:

33106 Staff Sgt McGernon

Pte Perry

 

 

Capt Geo Musson transferred to No 1 General Hospital and struck off our strength. Auth No N6/144/5 dated 12.10.15. Casualties to noon: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 9 wounded 3.

 

 

26.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Clear this morning. Casualties: Officers sick 1 wounded 0 OR sick 11 wounded 1.

 

 

27.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Rain all night, clear in morning. Rain again at 12 noon.

3pm

 

His Majesty King George V passed here.

Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 12 wounded 2.

 

 

28.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Raining this morning. Casualties: Officers sick 1 wounded 1 OR sick 9 wounded 3.

 

 

29.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Fine, cloudy, warmer. The following reported from Base and taken on our strength this date:

400065 Pte W Dickinson

400070 Pte R Wilson

400072 Pte W Vey

50561 Pte N A Farrow

Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 9 wounded 3.

 

 

30.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Clear and warm. The following proceeded on leave this date:

Capt E G Doe

Capt P Poisson

Capt R Luton

33132 Pte James Mair is appointed Lance Corporal from 9th inst

33215 Pte G S Young proceeded on leave 29th inst

Casualties: Officers sick 2 wounded 0 OR sick 20 wounded 1.

 

 

31.10.15 Dranoutre

 

Cloudy, damp and cold. The following proceeded on leave on 30th inst:

32977 Sgt C A S Thom

33158 Cpl H E Reed

33100 Cpl R A Ledrew

33157 Pte R G Quinton

Pte J Buckle

Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 1 OR sick 10 wounded 3.

D W McPherson, Lieut Col

OC, No 2 Canadian Fd Amb

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1.11.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 9 sick 13.

 

2.11.15 Dranoutre

Rained hard all night. Raining all day. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 17 wounded 3.

 

3.11.15 Dranoutre

Rainy off and on all day. The following men proceeded on leave this inst:

32990 A/Sgt Rowe, A

33132 L/Cpl Mair, J

33121 L/Cpl MacDonald, H

32980 Sgt Bach, R E

33188 Pte Taylor, R

33087 Pte Inksater, G A

36120 Pte Holland, C A

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 14.

 

4.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine clear day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 18.

 

5.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine, cold day. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 2 OR wounded 17 sick 12.

 

6.11.15 Dranoutre

Clear cold day. Ground and surroundings of billets very muddy. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 17.

 

7.11.15 Dranoutre

Bright cold day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 15.

 

8.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine nice day. Ground and roads very soft and muddy. Hon Capt Rev Wm Barton is transferred to the 2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade and posted to the 7th Canadian Inf Battalion. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 4 sick 21. Capt Jeffrey detailed temporary MO to 4th Bn Canadians.

 

9.11.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy, cold. Roads very muddy. Capts P Poisson, R M Luton and Hon Capt Doe reported back from leave on 8th inst. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 1 sick 22.

 

10.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine. Sunshine in morning then rain about noon. The Germans shelled out Advanced Aid Post this morning and destroyed the Military Cemetery there. The following proceeded on leave 9th inst:

Capts J J Fraser, W H Fox

Sgt J W C Brown

Cpl E A Doughty

Pte C Sutherland

Pte L Walker

Pte J Coyne

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 8 sick 12.

 

11.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine bright day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 20.

 

12.11.15 Dranoutre

Rained hard all night and all day today. Pte 1899 H Whitney transferred to 1st Canadian Motor Machine Gun Bde and struck off our strength from Oct 10th Asst DAAG, Can Sect K18.17.1 11.10.15. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 0 sick 19.

 

13.11.15 Dranoutre

Rain during the night and this morning, clear in afternoon and night.

4:15pm

Orders to hand over the Command to Major Hardy, E B and proceed to England on duty and report on arrival to the War Office. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 18.

 

14.11.15 Dranoutre

Germans shelled Dranoutre, High Explosives 4 shells, no casualties. One window broken in Church opposite our Dressing Station. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 1 sick 17.

 

15.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine clear today.

5pm

Germans shelled Dranoutre again today; shells fell in the same location as yesterday. 1 Civilian killed and 3 Civilians wounded. No soldiers wounded.

Noon

Handed Command of No 2 Canadian Fd Amb over to Major E B Hardy as I leave here at 5am Nov 16th for England to report to War Office. Auth: DMSL 2nd Army No M 6/202/5. DDMS No M 7/16/11 dated 12.11.15. DG 2345/6 dated 9/11/15. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 4 sick 12.

D W McPherson, Lieut Col

OC, No 2 Canadian Fd Amb

16.11.15 Dranoutre

Snow flurries in morning.

Capt M U Valiquet transferred to 3rd Canadian Battalion and struck off the strength from 7/7/15 Auth: ADMS No 4/453 7/7/15.

Capt A R B Duck, Paymaster, transferred from 3rd Can F Amb and taken on the strength from 1/11/15 Auth: Can Corps A/1867 13/11/15.

Lieut Col D W McPherson proceeded to England for duty and is struck off the strength from this date. Auth: DG 2545/6 9/11/15.

Capt T F O’Hagan reported for duty and is taken on the strength from 14/11/15. Auth: ADMS M 2/453 14/11/15.

Capt T F O’Hagan is attached to the 10th Canadian Battalion as temporary Regimental Medical Officer.

The following proceeded on leave this date:

Major E B Hardy

Pte R G Austin

Pte D T Lovell

Pte W C O’Connell

Pte H B Martin

Pte W Bryers

Casualties: Officers wounded 3 sick 0 OR wounded 10 sick 16.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

17.11.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day.

Capt J J Fraser is promoted to be Major vice Major A E Snell appointed DADMS Hqs Can Corps and to be dated 15/11/15.

32986 Staff Sgt W B Locke is promoted to be temporary Lieut in the 4th Canadian Battalion and is struck off the strength from 7/11/15. Auth: RO 1412 16/11/15.

28722 Pte R M Chester is promoted to be temporary Lieut in the 15th Canadian Battalion and is struck off the strength from 7/11/15. Auth: RO 1412 16/11/15.

58179 Pte A B Field is taken on the strength of this Unit on transfer from the 20th Canadian Battalion. Auth: DAAG Canadian Section, 3rd Echelon GHQ 711 dated 9/11/15.

Major J J Fraser and Capt W H Fox reported back from leave.

Capt E S Jeffrey reported back from the 4th Canadian Battalion.

Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 11.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

18.11.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 11 sick 21.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

19.11.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day. Lieut General E A H Alderson, CB, inspected our Main Dressing Station. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 0 sick 9.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

20.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine frosty weather.

A/10412 Sgt George A Clarke, No 2 Coy, 2nd Can Battalion died at our Advanced Dressing Station 19/11/15. The body was handed over to OC, 2nd Can Bn.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 5 sick 32.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

21.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine and frosty today. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 12 sick 17.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

22.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine and frosty today. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 21.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

23.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine in the morning turning very misty in the afternoon. Opened Field Ambulance Rest Station at Meteren to serve the Canadian Corps troops. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 3 sick 28.

33012 Pte A K Butler proceeded to England on 21st inst and is struck off the strength from that date.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

24.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine and clear today. 47995 Pte George W Fines, No 4 Coy, 15th Canadian Battalion died in our Advanced Dressing Station from wounds received in action 22/11/15. Was buried this date 24/11/15 by Capt A M Gordon, 3rd Brigade. Casualties: Officers wounded 3 sick 0 OR wounded 4 sick 23.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

25.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine and clear. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 11 sick 18.

J J Fraser, Major

for OC absent on leave

 

26.11.15 Dranoutre

Cold today – snow flurries. The following returned from leave today:

Major E B Hardy

Pte R G Austin

Pte D T Lovell

Pte W C O’Connell

Pte H B Martin

Pte W Bryers

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 27.

E B Hardy, Major

 

27.11.15 Dranoutre

Cold and frosty. Major G R Philp, CAMC reported here for duty from No 2 Canadian General Hospital and is taken on the strength from this date. Auth: SMO S 2/131/15 23/11/15 Le Treport. Casualties: Officers wounded 2 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 23.

 

28.11.15 Dranoutre

Cold and frosty. Surgeon General G Carlton Jones, DMS, Canadians made an official visit to this Unit today. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 0 OR wounded 9 sick 23.

47369 Pte Lawton, A E died of wounds received in action 11/11/15 and is struck off the strength from that date.

33193 Pte Tyler, W is transferred to No 1 Canadian General Hospital. Auth: DAAG Can Sec 3rd Echelon GHQ 705 dated 8/11/15.

50790 Pte Court, A S is transferred to the 3rd Can Battalion. Auth: DAAG Can Sec 3rd Echelon GHQ 805 dated 14/11/15.

The following men proceeded on leave on 25th inst:

Cpl W Parmenter

L/Cpl H Swann

Cpl A Coutts

Pte W J Turner

Pte A Crooks

Pte J Cooper [MT]

 

29.11.15 Dranoutre

Milder – continuous rain all day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 5 sick 24.

 

30.11.15 Dranoutre

Fine and cool today. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 3 sick 22.

 

E B Hardy, Major

OC, No 2 Canadian Field Amb

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1.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and mild becoming cloudy and showery in afternoon. Casualties: Officers sick 0 wounded 0 OR sick 15 wounded 3.

 

2.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine in morning, cloudy and showery in afternoon. Capt P Poisson is transferred to No 2 Canadian General Hospital for duty and struck off the strength of this Unit. Auth: SMO S2/181/15 23/11/15 Le Treport DMS M2/1075/15 L of C.

33191 Pte F Turner is temporarily attached to the Divisional Train 1st Can Div from 30/11/15 for postal duties.

404238 Pte Wilshire, J W is transferred from 3rd Canadian Bn and taken on the strength of this Unit from 7/11/15. Auth: DAAG Can Sec 3rd Echelon GHQ 840 dated 6/11/15.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 17 sick 31.

 

3.12.15 Dranoutre

Rained heavily all day. Major G R Philp is attached to 5th Can Bn as MO for temporary duty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 10 sick 18.

 

4.12.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 0 sick 29.

 

5.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and cool turning to rain in afternoon. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 1 sick 36.

 

6.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and mild in morning turning to rain. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 14 sick 13.

 

7.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and mild in morning – raining heavily afternoon and evening. 33117 Pte G Murphy is attached to CASC for duty vice 33077 Pte S R Hills returned to duty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 13 sick 35.

 

8.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. The following NCO and men proceeded on leave on 7th inst:

Cpl L H Mansell

Pte C H Atkinson

Pte W Hackson

Pte R Laurie

Pte F Devine

 

33700 Pte G Kemp is transferred from Water Detail 2nd Brigade CFA and taken on the strength from 6th vice 33109 Pte N McIntyre of this Unit transferred to Water Detail of that Unit. Auth: ADMS 4.765 4/11/15. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 24.

 

9.12.15 Dranoutre

Dull and cloudy – rained heavily all afternoon.

32986 Staff Sgt W H B Locke and 28722 Pte R M Chester formerly of this Unit are granted temporary Commission 7/11/15. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 12 sick 20.

 

10.12.15 Dranoutre

Raining all day. Capt H H Burnham is transferred from 2nd Brigade CFA and is taken on the strength from 9/11/15. Capt MacKevin CADC [not found] is attached to this Unit for temporary duty at Rest Station at Meteren. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 1 sick 28.

 

11.12.15 Dranoutre

Mild turning to rain in afternoon. 33698 Pte B Dalzell is taken on the strength, transferred from the Water Detail 2nd Brigade CFA vice 33027 Pte Calbert of this Unit transferred to that Unit. 33609 [8659] Pte S Gracey is taken on the strength, transferred from the Water Detail 2nd Bn Canadians vice 33159 Pte F Rutherford of this Unit transferred to 2nd Can Bn. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 18.

 

12.12.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy with light showers. Major G R Philp reported back from duty with 5th Can Bn. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 5 sick 25.

 

13.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine slightly frosty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 3 sick 18.

33114 Pte J A Moore reported from Base Hospital for duty 12/11/15.

 

14.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and cool. Major Gen A W Currie, CB visited this Unit today. The following proceeded on leave this date:

Capt G S Atkinson

Act/Sgt E B Neff

Pte Carter-Milford

The following proceeded to the Base Depot for discharge in England to complete their medical studies:

32983 Sgt H A Rawlings

33042 Pte J S Crawford

33173 Pte F R Smith

Auth: AGA/1597 dated 9/11/15

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 14 sick 27.

 

15.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and frosty. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 1 OR wounded 3 sick 19 died of wounds 1.

 

16.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine – very misty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 4 sick 12.

 

17.12.15 Dranoutre

Misty turning to rain in afternoon. Capt Stratton, CASC reported to relieve Capt Atkinson on leave. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 0 sick 20.

 

18.12.15 Dranoutre

Misty clearing in afternoon. Capt T F O’Hagan is attached to 4th Can Bn as temporary MO. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 3 OR wounded 5 sick 29 died of wounds 1.

 

19.12.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy. Heavy bombardment on our left front last night and today. Gas affecting the eyes noticed about 8am this morning. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 24.

 

20.12.15 Dranoutre

Fair to cloudy. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 0 sick 12.

 

21.12.15 Dranoutre

Dull and raining all day. The following proceeded on leave today:

Capt H B Jeffs, Ptes Bird, Willis, J Walker, Robertson, Linton. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 24.

 

22.12.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy turning to rain in afternoon. Capt T F O’Hagan reported back from 4th Can Bn. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 29.

 

23.12.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy morning – raining afternoon and evening. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 4 sick 31.

 

24.12.15 Dranoutre

Cloudy morning – raining in afternoon. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 16.

 

25.12.15 Dranoutre

Christmas Day. Fine but cloudy.

Major E B Hardy is promoted to be Lieut Col vice Lieut Col D W McPherson [to England] dated 17/11/15

Capt P G Brown is promoted to be Major vice Major E B Hardy promoted dated 17/11/5

Capt G S Atkinson, CADC reported back from leave.

Capt Stratton, CADC returned to No 3 F Amb and is struck off strength.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 21.

 

26.12.15 Dranoutre

Bright sunny day. 33191 Pte F Turner reported back for duty from Div Train. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 1 sick 20.

 

27.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine but cloudy – very windy at night. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 2 sick 21.

 

28.12.15 Dranoutre

Bright clear day. The following proceeded on leave:

Capt E S Jeffrey

Ptes Sipes, Read, Wilson, Brooks, H, Bowler

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 5 sick 36.

 

29.12.15 Dranoutre

Bright clear day. Fleet of twenty British Aeroplanes passed over here on way to German lines. Capt H B Jeffs reported back from leave. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 11 sick 26.

 

30.12.15 Dranoutre

Bright clear day. Casualties: Officers wounded 2 sick 1 OR wounded 6 sick 25.

 

31.12.15 Dranoutre

Fine and cool – very windy – rained in afternoon. The following are struck off the strength in Pt 2 Orders – No 41 25/12/15:

32983 Sgt Rawlings, H A. Ptes Crawford, J S, Smith, F R, Poultney, H A, Butler, A K, Rutherford, F, McIntyre, N, Calbert, W.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 19 sick 25.

E B Hardy, Lieut Col

OC, No 2 Can Field Ambulance

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1.1.16 Dranoutre

Dull and showery. Major  R Philp is attached to Divisional Ammunition Column from 31.12.15 as MO for temporary duty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 12 sick 16.

 

2.1.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy with heavy showers – windy at night. The following proceeded on leave to England for 8 days:

Capt B E Kelly

L/Cpl Seear

Ptes Latham, Murcott, Grimes, Laird, Duncan, Davies, Dockery, Murray, Williamson, Heintsman

The following reinforcements are taken on the strength this date:

Ptes Hyde, H, Manning, G M, Wilson, G

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 5 sick 25.

 

3.1.16 Dranoutre

Bright and windy. The following proceeded on 8 days leave to England:

Ptes Andrews, McMahon, Marchant, Walker, E, Gibson, Millard, Carrick, Gale, Kemp, Greenwood, Nepthan, Miller, E, Garrison, Symonds, E, Warnes, Laidler

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 4 sick 15.

 

4.1.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy, showery – very windy at night.

33115 Pte T V Milford proceeded to the Base for discharge this date. Auth: War Office 1939 MT3 dated 27.12.15

The following reinforcements are taken on the strength this date:

34329 Pte Teahan, E A

30290 Pte Rosart, T

34312 Pte Owen, C

34259 Pte Bailey, J A

34295 Pte Jordan, E

34337 Pte Ward, J

34307 Pte McWhinnie, H

50534 Pte Carbray, T

34330 Pte Thompson, W

Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 0 OR wounded 0 sick 19.

 

5.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild – cloudy in morning. The following promotions appeared in Corps Orders:

33163 L/Sgt Rogers, E B to be Sgt dated 9.12.15

33147 Cpl Parmenter, W to be L/Sgt dated 9.12.15

33176 L/Cpl Swann, H to be Cpl dated 9.12.15

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 5 sick 11.

 

6.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy. Surg Gen G C Jones made official visit to this Unit today. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 5 sick 19.

 

7.1.16 Dranoutre

Dull and showery. Casualties: Officers wounded 2 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 12.

 

8.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine but cloudy. Our Advance Dressing Station at T. Farm near Wulverghem shelled today. 42 shell holes in a radius of 100 ft – 6 direct hits on building. Capts H B Jeffs and T F O’Hagan on duty – no casualties. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 1 OR wounded 3 sick 15.

 

9.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine clear day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 23.

 

10.1.16 Dranoutre

Bright and sunny. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 1 sick 16 died 1.

 

11.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy – turning to rain. The following proceeded on eight days leave to England:

Maj P G Brown

Capt Duck

L/Cpls Archibald, Coutts

Ptes Everingham, Cleg, Montrone, Knapmann, Miller, Conlin, Warren, Wray, Moore, Moisse, Torrance, Johnson.

The following Motor Transport are attached for duty from the Divisional Supply Column:

3264 Pte Leach, W H

36229 Pte Watson, T

36193 Pte Spong, C G

 

A956 Pte W Campbell [not found] is taken on the strength, transferred from 1st Can Inf Bn dated 29.12.15

33118 Pte H B Martin is struck off the strength, transferred to England 30.12.15

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 18.

 

12.1.16 Dranoutre

Bright clear day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 18 sick 24 died 1.

 

13.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 11 sick 21.

 

14.1.16 Dranoutre

Bright sunny day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 4 sick 9.

 

15.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy. Casualties: Officers wounded 2 sick 0 OR wounded 16 sick 10.

 

16.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 1 OR wounded 1 sick 28.

 

17.1.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy – turning to rain. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 4 sick 16.

 

18.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy turning to rain. The following proceeded on 8 days leave to England:

L/Cpl McKendry

Ptes Dugre, Jennings, Craig, Higham, Hyde, Appleby, Breach, Spencer, Nunn, Calder, Cook, Pompey, Corker, Gregory

40265 Pte Small, C S returned to duty to Div Supply Column and is struck off the strength from 16th inst.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 0 sick 11.

 

19.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Capt E S Burke, CAMC [not found] is attached for temporary duty this date.

33115 Pte Milford, T V is struck off the strength 4.1.16

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 6 sick 9.

 

20.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild.

7774 Pte Miller, H J is taken on the strength on transfer from 2nd Can Bn 30/12/15 Auth: DAAG Can 3rd Echelon GHQ 1739 dated 7/1/16

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 2 sick 10.

 

21.1.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy – windy in afternoon.

32969 Sgt Maj [WO] J P McIntosh is promoted to be Hon Lieut and Quartermaster 31/12/15 Auth: MM and D JWC 6-Mc-132 dated 31/12/15

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 21.

 

22.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 19.

 

23.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 2 OR wounded 6 sick 15.

 

24.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild sunny day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 20.

The following proceeded on eight days leave to England:

L/Cpl Bradstreet

Ptes Cossey, Proctor, McLeod, Gadsby, McNair, Strachan, Bell, Degruchy, Mock, McMeekin, Blackman, Buckby, Bowden, Birkett.

 

25.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Major G R Philp is posted to the Divisional Amm Column and struck off the strength 30/12/15 Auth: DGMS GHQ 840/6 dated 8/1/16. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 18.

 

26.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild.

33170 Pte Sutherland, C O is transferred to the 15th Can Bn and is struck off the strength. Auth: DAAG Can Section 3rd Echelon File 1822 dates 22/1/16

27556 Pte Young, D is taken on the strength on transfer from 15th Can Bn. Auth: DAAG Can Section File 1821 dated 11/1/16.

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 18.

 

27.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild, cloudy to showery. Hon Capt E G Doe is transferred to No 7 Canadian General Hospital. Auth: Principal Chaplain GHQ No 125 dated 9/1/16

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 2 OR wounded 6 sick 27.

 

28.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and foggy. Shelling close to Adv Dressing Station at Kandahar Farm – no casualties. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 6 sick 28.

 

29.1.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 4 sick 29.

 

30.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild misty day. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 6 sick 18.

 

31.1.16 Dranoutre

Mild and misty. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 19.

 

E B Hardy, Lieut Col

OC, No 2 Canadian Fld Ambce

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1.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and frosty. Advance Dress Station at Kandahar Farm [near Wulverghem] clearing two brigades in the trenches. Rest Station, Meteren – capacity 80 patients - also serving brigade Corp troops in reserve. 

 

34627 Pte C J Judge and 50662 Pte J W Russell are posted for duty with No 3 Canadian Tunnelling Coy as water detail per ADMS authority.

 

The following proceeded on leave 30.1.16:

Sgt McLaughlin

Cpl Pease

L/Cpl Hugonnet

Ptes Horsman, Taylor, Rennie, Murphy, Woodward, Davis, Allingham, Doyle, Isnor, Cartwright, Goetzger.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 0 sick 26.

 

2.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and frosty.

 

33092 Pte F L James, invalided and transferred to England 19.1.16, is struck off the strength of this Unit.

 

21916 Pte Walker, A J is taken on the strength of this Unit on transfer from 4th Can Bn dated 20.1.16.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 2 sick 24.

 

3.2.16 Dranoutre

Mild – cloudy and windy in afternoon. Capt W H Fox, CAMC, proceeded to England and is struck off the strength from 2-2-16, Auth: WO letter No 121/F/184 [AMDI].

 

32971 Staff Sgt W Keith is promoted to be Sgt Major dated 31-12-15. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 5 sick 16.

 

4.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild. Lieut Still, J [not found] reported here as Paymaster. Auth: WO letter 121/O’seas/1576.

 

33183 Pte H Sherritt and A956 Pte W Campbell [not found] reported here for duty and are taken on the strength. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 6 sick 22.

 

5.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine and cool. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 4 sick 24.

 

6.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and mild. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 19.

 

7.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine and warm – very clear. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 3 sick 13.

 

8.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine, cloudy. The following proceeded on leave to England:

Ptes Crossman, Palmer, McGuire, Allen, Costello, Dickenson, Norman, Burgess, Day, Murray, Willcox, Parkinson, Hammond, Stiles.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 1 sick 15.

 

9.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine and Clear. 33053 Cpl E A  Doughty proceeded to the Base and will be shown, on command. Auth: AGA/1067 dated 3-2-16 [DGMS, GHQ 3200/6 4-2-16]. Capt G McLaughlin, Sgt Mansfield and Pte Mackenzie of the CADS are attached to assist in Dental work of this area. Auth: ADMS 8-2-16.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 14 sick 25.

 

10.2.16 Dranoutre

Fine and mild.

33149 Pte Powell, J is struck off the strength on transfer to No 2 Gen Hosp Canadians. Auth: DAAG Can Sect 3rd Ech GHQ KM 1496 23/12/15

33224 Pte Carrick, J is struck off the strength on admission to Military Hospital, Shorncliffe while on leave 12-1-16.

33145 Pte O’Connell, W C invalided and transferred to England sick 2/2/16.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 1 sick 0 OR wounded 7 sick 17.

 

11.2.16 Dranoutre

Rain and sleet. Capt A R B Duck proceeded to England and is struck off the strength. Auth: DAG KD 498 9th inst.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 9 sick 27.

 

12.2.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy.

 

32998 L/Cpl C H Archibald is struck off the strength having proceeded to England 11-2-16. Auth: AGA/1597, DGMS, GHQ 628/6 7/2/16.

 

Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 2 sick 27.

 

13.2.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy – clearing in afternoon. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 0 OR wounded 3 sick 27.

 

14.2.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy – windy and raining in afternoon. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 1 sick 26.

 

15.2.16 Dranoutre

Windy in morning – clear and mild. Capt J H Wood, CAMC is taken on the strength temporarily for duty from No 2 Stationary Hospital, Canadians. Casualties: Officers wounded 0 sick 1 OR wounded 5 sick 16.

 

16.2.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy – very windy. The following Officers and men proceeded on leave 14th and 15th inst:

Capt T F O’Hagan, Lieut J P McIntosh, Ptes Edmonds, G, Hogkinson, G, Sproule, Vey, W, Farrow, N, White, C.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

?

6

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

7

Remaining

1

49

 

 

17.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and cool. Capt F S Burke [not found] is attached to the 10th Can Bn as temporary MO. Pte Willis is attached to No 2 Co Div Train vice Pte Murphy returned to duty.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

4

14

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

4

Remaining

2

43

 

 

18.2.16 Dranoutre

Cloudy and mild – turning to rain.

23644 Pte Dugre, J A is struck off the strength transferred to No 7 Can Gen Hosp

33155 Pte Perry, E T J is struck off the strength transferred to No 3 Can Gen Hosp

490 Pte Dodge, W is taken on the strength transferred from No 3 Can Gen Hosp

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

8

15

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

0

7

Remaining

2

29

 

 

Town shelled - about 12 five to six inch HE. No particular damage done.

 

19.2.16 Dranoutre

Mild and cloudy. Town shelled again this morning – three casualties, 2 killed and 1 wounded

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Died

Officers

0

0

 

OR

4

8

1

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Died

Officers

0

1

 

OR

0

9

 

Remaining

2

36

 

 

20.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and cool. Aeroplane raid by enemy after 12” Howitzer near Kemmel Hill [11 planes over] again in afternoon after aerodrome and station Bailleul.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

3

14

Remaining

0

5

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

7

Remaining

0

34

 

21.2.16 Dranoutre

Cool and somewhat misty. Aeroplanes active.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

12

Remaining

0

2

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

4

Remaining

0

36

 

22.2.16 Dranoutre

Frosty – snow fall. The following men proceeded on leave this date:

Ptes Wilson, R, Le Feuvre, Taylor, E D, Farr, Norris, Wilson, G.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

2

9

Remaining

0

5

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

2

Remaining

0

36

 

23.2.16 Dranoutre

Cold. Snow flurries. 58179 Pte Field, A B, invalided and transferred to England, is struck off the strength.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

4

11

Remaining

 

 

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

0

Remaining

0

34

 

24.2.16 Dranoutre

Very cold – slightly misty. Turned over Advance Dressing Station posts to No 1 Can Field Ambulance. Took over Main Dressing Station at Romarin, Adv Dressing Station at Peace Villa, Hyde Park Corner and collecting post near Neuve Eglise from No 3 Can Fld Amb.

 

Casualties:

Main Dressing Stn

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

7

Remaining

 

 

Rest Stn Meteren

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

7

Remaining

0

34

 

25.2.16 Dranoutre

Clear and very cold. Turned over Main Dressing Station and Rest Station, Meteren to No 1 Can Field Amb. Ambulance moved to Bailleul and took over Rest Station there from No 3 Canadian Field Ambulance – established our headquarters at Bailleul.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

65

 

26.2.16 Bailleul

Clear and cold.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

4

31

Remaining

1

51

 

Major J J Fraser proceeded on 8 days leave 23-2-16.

 

27.2.16 Bailleul

Clear and frosty.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

5

Remaining

1

49

 

28.2.16 Bailleul

Mild and showery.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

4

14

Remaining

1

67

 

29.2.16 Bailleul

Mild and fine – turning cloudy.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

20

Remaining

1

67

 

Capt R M Luton is struck off the strength on transfer to 16th Canadian Battalion. Auth: DGMS, GHQ 840/6 dated 9-2-16.

 

E B Hardy, Lieut Col

OC, No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance

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1.3.16 Bailleul

The Unit on this date occupies the following location:

Headquarters and Rest Station [capacity 75] at Bailleul

Main Dressing Station at Romarin

Advance Dressing Station at Hyde Park Corner [Ploegsteert Wood]

Brigade Collecting Post at Power Station [near Neuve Eglise]

 

Fine and mild.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Died

Officers

0

1

 

OR

6

24

1

Remaining

1

83

 

 

2.3.16 Bailleul

Mild, showery. Dental Report for month of Feb shows:

 

 

 

Officers

OR

Total

Main Dressing Stn

43

466

509

Rest Stn Meteren

 

 

298

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

7

18

Remaining

3

57

 

3.3.16 Bailleul

Mild, misty with snow flurries.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

22

Remaining

3

69

 

4.3.16 Bailleul

Cold and rain with snow flurries.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

2

OR

0

23

Remaining

2

73

 

5.3.16 Bailleul

Cold and raw.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

19

Remaining

1

66

 

6.3.16 Bailleul

Cold and raw. Snow flurries.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

1

21

Remaining

0

78

 

7.3.16 Bailleul

Cold and raw. Snow flurries.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

2

OR

2

23

Remaining

0

62

 

Strength increase:

33004 L/Cpl Bailey, H and 33222 Pte Armstrong, W H

 

Strength decrease:

33053 Cpl E A Doughty proceeding to England on Command

32998 L/Cpl C H Archibald proceeding to Canada for discharge

40265 Pte C S  Small on return to the Can Div Supply Column

 

8.3.16 Bailleul

Cold. Snow flurries. The following Motor Transport Drivers are taken on the strength from the Can Div Supply Column:

36106 Pte Griswood, L H [not found], 36208 Pte Sampson, H [not found]

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

9

Remaining

0

47

 

9.3.16 Bailleul

Bright cold day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

2

9

Remaining

0

44

 

10.3.16 Bailleul

Bright clear cool day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

3

OR

5

23

Remaining

 

60

 

11.3.16 Bailleul

Cool and cloudy.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

4

22

Remaining

0

58

 

12.3.16 Bailleul

Bright clear day.

 

Strength decrease:

Interpreter Mahuizer on reporting to GHQ Boulogne

53215 Pte Young, S G [not found] invalided to England 23/2/16

33026 Pte Clegg, J transferred to 3rd Can Battalion

33171 Pte Sage, C G transferred to Training Depot, Shorncliffe

 

Strength increase:

33363 Pte Hodge, A B on transfer from 4th Can Battalion

9284 Pte Boyd, H on transfer from 3rd Can Battalion

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

4

26

Remaining

1

77

 

13.3.16 Bailleul

Cloudy and mild. Rain at night

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

4

27

Remaining

1

82

 

14.3.16 Bailleul

Mild and sunny.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

7

20

Remaining

0

76

 

15.3.16 Bailleul

Fine and mild.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

5

13

Remaining

1

67

 

16.3.16 Bailleul

Mild, cloudy to fine. Capt Pilcher, CAMC reported this date and is attached for training.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

17

Remaining

1

74

 

17.3.16 Bailleul

Mild – cloudy.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

1

OR

1

37

Remaining

1

67

 

18.3.16 Bailleul

Mild and cloudy with light showers.

 

Strength increase:

400070 Pte Wilson, R invalided and transferred to England

50662 Pte Russell, J W attached to 3rd Can Tunnelling Co as water detail

34627 Pte Judge, C attached to 3rd Can Tunnelling Co as water detail

9237 Pte Rice, G D L [MT attached] invalided and transferred to England

9187 Pte Davis, W S [MT attached] admitted to hospital in England

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

22

Remaining

1

57

 

19.3.16 Bailleul

Mild, bright sunny day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

16

Remaining

1

53

 

20.3.16 Bailleul

Fine and mild.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

1

OR

5

19

Remaining

2

65

 

21.3.16 Bailleul

Mild and cloudy with light shower.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

8

16

Remaining

3

51

 

22.3.16 Bailleul

Mild and cloudy, raining in the afternoon. 33148 Acting Cpl Pilcher, S C proceeded to Abbeville on 21st instant for Course in Cold Shoeing, reporting to the OC 27th Veterinary Hospital. Auth: AO 680 19/3/16.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

0

13

Remaining

2

46

 

23.3.16 Bailleul

Cool and cloudy. Lieut Colonel Hardy, E B proceeded on leave. During the absence of Lieut Colonel Hardy on leave, Major Fraser, J J took over command of this Unit.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

3

22

Remaining

2

46

 

24.3.16 Bailleul

Cold. Ground covered with snow. Snow flurries during the day. Colonel Adami, Historian to the Medical Services, paid us a visit this date.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

4

OR

1

13

Remaining

0

36

 

25.3.16 Bailleul

Cold, damp and cloudy. The following men proceeded on nine days leave this date:

404238 Pte Wilshire, J W

33058 Pte Elliott, J

33129 Pte Manning, G M

33077 Pte Hills, S R

33108 Pte McGrath, J

3264 Pte Leach, W H [MT]

 

Promotion:

Extract from Corps Orders No 477 21/3/16 32971 Sgt Mjr Keith, W to be first class Warrant Officer to date from 31/12/15.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

3

12

Remaining

0

34

 

The following reinforcements reported here this date from Can Base Depot:

522739 Pte Everingham, W A

1980 Pte Forbes, B

522917 Pte A Dean

400274 Pte Critchley, W A

522918 Pte C Dean

522781 Pte A K Elliott

34283 Pte Fraser, R

522621 Pte W A Irwin

 

26.3.16 Bailleul

Cloudy in morning, fine in the afternoon.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

4

27

Remaining

0

38

 

440313 Pte Cook, L McP, 8th Can Inf Bn died in our Dressing Station this date from wounds received in action [at 5:30am].

 

27.3.16 Bailleul

Raining all morning, dry midday, raining in afternoon and at night.

 

35916 Gnr Thorne, R J, 35th Siege Battery, RGA died in our Dressing Station at 8:15am this date from wounds received in action.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

12

32

Remaining

1

53

 

28.3.16 Bailleul

Cloudy, dry and very windy, especially at night.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

1

23

Remaining

1

29

 

29.3.16 Bailleul

Very windy, sun shining, ground very dry.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

0

7

Remaining

0

30

 

30.3.16 Bailleul

Fine, bright morning, cloudy in the afternoon.

 

Moved out of Bailleul – 74th Field Ambulance took over Rest Station, Main and Advanced Dressing Stations. At 10am marched to P12.e.3.5 Sheet 27 located in a field, pitched tents, which provided shelter for Personnel of Unit and 18 patients – 74th Field Ambulance took over 12 patients from us. Patients remaining 18. Arrived here at about 1:30pm.

 

31.3.16 P12.e.3.5 Sheet 27

Fine bright sunny day. Under canvas. Three detachments moved out today to Mill Vlamertinghe:

A 1 MO and 26 OR to take over ADS, Railway Dugouts I.21.c.7.7 Sheet 28 Ypres

B 1 MO and 26 OR to take over ADS Kruisstraat H.24.a.1.9 Sheet 28 Ypres

C 1 MO and 26 OR to take over Post at Bedford House I.26.a centre Sheet 28 Ypres

 

Patients remaining 18 OR

 

One MO reported at Mill Vlamertinghe to become familiar with roads.

E B Hardy, Lieut Colonel

OC, No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance

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1.4.16 P.12.c.3.5 Sheet 27

Fine, bright day. Sun shining all day. Lieut Col E B Hardy reported back from leave this date and took over command of Unit. The following proceeded on leave this date:

 

Capt G S Atkinson

Ptes Campbell, Bailey, J A, Wood, Gilman, Rennie, J, Wilkinson, F, Bryant, Jordan, Owen, Teahan.

 

Capt William Howard Tytler reported to this Unit for duty this date.

 

Patients remaining: Officers 0 OR 15.

 

2.4.16 P.12.c.3.5 Sheet 27

Fine, bright day. Sun shining all day.

 

9am Struck camp and proceeded via Steenvoorde, Poperinghe to Vlamertinghe where we took over Main Dressing Station at the Mill from the Northumbrian Division. Artillery very active towards evening.

 

Patients remaining: Officers 0 OR 15.

 

3.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine, bright day. Sun shining all day. Artillery very active during the night.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

2

0

OR

52

24

Remaining

7

36

 

406054 Pte Couldrey, G, 1st Can Inf Bn died in our Adv Dressing Stn this date from wounds received in action.

24722 Dvr Curtis, A, RE attached 151st Infantry Brigade, 50th Division died in our Dressing Stn 12:30am this date from wounds received in action.

 

Capt W H Tytler temporarily relieved the MO, 4th Can Inf Bn this date.

 

4.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine, bright morning. Cloudy and much cooler in the afternoon.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

35

31

Remaining

4

31

 

Artillery fairly active towards night.

 

5.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine, bright day. Strong wind blowing from midday on.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Died

Officers

3

1

2

OR

31

33

1

Remaining

1 OR

1 Officer 20 OR

 

 

Major Mutrie, R J and Capt Temple, A, 2nd CMR died in our Main Dressing Station at about 5am from wounds received in action.

6866 L/Cpl Halliday, John, No 3 Coy, 2nd Bn Irish Guards died in our Main Dressing Station at 6am from wounds received in action.

33127 Pte Montroue, A L will, in future, be known as 33127 Pte Mortimer, A L Auth: DAG Can ??? 3rd Ech GHQ File KM ???? 28/2/16.

32981 Cpl Kells, J and 34337 Pte Ward, J invalided and transferred to England and struck off the strength in Part II Orders from 14th and 16th March respectively.

Capt J H Wood [not found] temporarily attached as MO, 3rd Can S Bn from 4th instant.

 

Bedford House Report

For the past three days enemy has been shelling [with HE also Shrapnel] the wood beside dugout of Bedford House.

 

Railway Dugouts Report

HE and Shrapnel shelling has been heavy in this section during the past 48 hours.

 

Our Motor Ambulance Drivers having rather a lively time of it during their trips from and to Advanced Posts under hostile fire. This work in undertaken only after nightfall except in very urgent cases.

 

6.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine but cloudy and cool.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

31

12

Remaining

0

1 Officer

6 OR

 

Artillery activity towards evening and practically all night. Rain at night.

 

7.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy, much warmer and fine all day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

2

2

OR

26

19

Remaining

0

1 Officer

3 OR

 

Kruisstraat Advanced Dressing Station

4.4.16 Enemy dropped 100 shells in neighbourhood of men’s’ billets and cookhouse

6pm Village of Kruisstraat also heavily shelled

 

Heavy shelling in this area on the night 5th to 6th using Lachrymatory Shells which gave a peculiar heavy sickening sweat-like odour and caused intense smarting and inflammation of eyes.

 

6.4.16 6:50am During the past 10 hours quite 300 shells were put within a radius of 100 yards of this Station.

 

8.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy though fine all day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

2

OR

16

16

Remaining

0

1 Officer

 

The following proceeded on leave this date:

Sgt Mjr Keith, W

L/Cpl Bailey, H

A/Cpl Giles, A

Ptes Thompson, McWhinney, Carbray, Walker, A J, Dodge, Lamont, Youldon, Durrant.

 

9.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine sunny day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

28

27

Remaining

0

1 Officer

3 OR

 

Kruisstraat

7.4.16 About 108 shells, of which 62 did not explode, came in in this vicinity. Party of RCRs caught on road.

8 and 9.4.16 Night. Shelling again this night. 62 were counted coming in. One casualty.

 

10.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine though cloudy all day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

24

21

Remaining

0

1 Officer

1 OR

 

Capt G S Atkinson, CADC returned from leave this date.

33086 Pte Hughes, B of this Unit was evacuated to No 10 CCS this date suffering from wounds received in action.

 

11.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy, raining. Cleared towards noon. Showers in afternoon.

 

5352 Cpl Cretney, J 2nd Field Company, Canadian Engineers died at our A D Stn, Railway Dugouts at 4:30am from wounds received in action.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

3

2

OR

54

18

Remaining

1 Officer

8 OR

3 Officers

2 OR

 

6pm Artillery activity on our left.

 

Railway Dugouts

10.4.16 2:45am Heavy shelling in region of St Eloi

12 noon Aeroplane [British] shot down in region of Verbranden-Molen

5:30pm Heavy shelling region of St Eloi

 

11.4.16 Quiet in this vicinity – not many wounded.

 

12.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy and showery weather.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

46

20

Remaining

0

2 OR

 

 

13.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy and showery weather.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

2

1

OR

27

24

Remaining

0

3 OR

 

14.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Windy, showery weather.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

26

32

Remaining

0

5 OR

 

Advanced Dressing Station – Bedford House

Between 2 and 3pm this date, this Station was shelled by about 20 HE shells, probably 5.9” shells. They all came within a radius of 20 yards of the house. During this shelling the following casualties occurred amongst the personnel at this Station:

33188 Pte Taylor, Robert was killed in action

33189 Pte Torrance, William Andrew was killed in action

33135 Pte Marchant, David William was evacuated to CCS suffering from wounds received in action.

Between 10pm 12/4/16 and 10pm 14/4/16 17 cases passed through this ADS.

 

15.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Windy, showery weather.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

24

12

Remaining

2 OR

0

 

16.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine sunny day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

19

18

Remaining

1 OR

8 OR

 

 

Capt J W Pilcher reported back from 5th Canadian Infantry Battalion 14/4/16.

 

17.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy with some showers.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

1

OR

25

31

Remaining

2 OR

8 OR

 

33695 Pte Marble, R W taken on the strength this date from Water Detail, CFA.

 

Kruisstraat

Heavy shelling in this area and all around. Dugouts occupied by our men.

 

The following casualties occurred to our personnel at this Station:

33141 Pte Neal, J killed in action

33865 Pte Procter, J D killed in action

33116 Pte Murcott, A killed in action

400077 Pte Norman, F T wounded in action

33138 L/Cpl Moore, F wounded in action

33002 Pte Brooks, H wounded in action

33083 Pte Humble, T wounded in action

32984 Sgt Matthews, F S wounded in action

 

Capt Foster, G M, [not found] CAMC was attached to this Unit temporarily from this date. Auth: DGMS GHQ AI/31.d 15/4/16.

 

18.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy weather with some rain.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

2

OR

42

28

Remaining

0

1 Officer

3 OR

 

Capt W H Tytler, CAMC reported back from 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion this date.

 

34432 Pte Bowden, J struck off the strength 20/3/16 in Part II Orders. Auth: file 161/CAMC/2.5 dated 8/4/16.

 

Promotion:

36195 Pte Seear, J is appointed Lance Corporal from 27/11/15. Auth: 1st Can Div Supply Column Part II Orders No 13 dated 21/3/16.

 

19.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy, windy and some rain.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

41

12

Remaining

3 OR

3 OR

 

34312 Pte Owen, C N was evacuated to No 17 CCS this date suffering from Shell Shock and acute Nervous Debility.

 

20.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine weather. Sun shining nearly all day.

 

Artillery very active on our front during last night – heavy casualties.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

6

1

OR

87

23

Remaining

1 Officer

2 OR

1 Officer

7 OR

 

Capt McGibbon, G D, 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion died in our Main Dressing Station at 5:45am this date from wounds received in action.

 

Railway Dugouts

Heavy bombardment on the night of 19th instant on the right and left of this Station by enemy’s artillery.

 

21.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Cloudy, wet weather. A little sunshine.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

1

OR

44

18

Remaining

1 OR

2 OR

 

Artillery very active on our left towards right. Superiority of our artillery fire lasting up until 2am.

 

22.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Dark, cloudy and wet day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

19

22

Remaining

1 OR

3 OR

 

33022 Pte Cartwright, J reported back from Hospital 21/4/16.

 

Word received from No 10 CCS that 33083 Pte T Humble died of wounds on 19th instant.

 

23.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine, bright day. No rain.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

22

8

Remaining

0

0

 

Considerable Aeroplane activity.

 

24.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

2

0

OR

44

22

Remaining

0

4 OR

 

ADS at Kruisstraat shelled this afternoon – patients dug out - partly shattered. Staff Sgt Page slightly wounded.

 

25.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

0

OR

76

27

Remaining

7 OR

3 OR

 

51055 Pte G A Blackman proceeded to England this date

33002 Pte H Brooks reported back for duty from Hospital 23rd instant

36195 L/Cpl Seear, J [MT] CASC struck off the strength on transfer to England sick 18.4.16

400129 Pte Calhoun, G W [not found] and 522949 Pte Rice, P reported for duty as reinforcements from the Base Depot and taken on the strength.

 

26.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

1

1

OR

39

25

Remaining

1 OR

1 OR

 

27.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

3

1

OR

101

24

Remaining

13 OR

2 OR

 

Very quiet night on this front.

 

28.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day. Enemy sent in quite a number of shells to a point about 150 yards behind our Headquarters between 6:30 and 7:30am this date.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

71

31

Remaining

2 OR

2 OR

 

7:30pm From this time, and at intervals during the night, the enemy shelled a point about 100 yards in rear of our Headquarters, killing three civilians and wounding three others. The wounded were brought in to our Main Dressing Station and received medical attention, afterwards being evacuated to the French Casualty Clearing Station.

 

29.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day. At about 4am this date enemy again shelled points in rear of our Headquarters.

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

38

31

Remaining

1 OR

5 OR

 

The following proceeded on leave this date:

Capt H B Jeffs

Sgt A F Field

Ptes Rosart, Saxon, Wheeler

 

Capt R M Luton rejoined from Hospital 28th inst.

 

The following rejoined from Hospital this date:

34441 Pte Burgess, A W

33097 Pte Linton, N R

33030 Pte Craig, W J

 

30.4.16 Vlamertinghe

Fine warm day. Heavy artillery bombardment between midnight and 1:30am

 

Casualties:

 

Wounded

Sick

Officers

0

0

OR

29

27

Remaining

0

2 OR

 

E B Hardy, Lieut Colonel

OC, 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance

 

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Is there more to this? My wife's Great uncle, Findlay McDiarmid was killed Nov 7th, 1917 he was attached to 2nd FA. Was hoping to get background in what occurred.

 

Dave Blackmon

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Hi @Dave Blackmon and welcome. I'm afraid I lost the will to carry on transcribing this but the whole War Diary is online here

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20 hours ago, Bardess said:

Hi @Dave Blackmon and welcome. I'm afraid I lost the will to carry on transcribing this but the whole War Diary is online here

Thank you so very much for the link!

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