TRENCH DUTIES AND RELIEF IN 1915

TRENCH DUTIES AND RELIEF IN 1915

Monday, March 1, 1915

In billets, Armentières  

No diary entry this day.

THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: Col. A. F. Duguid’s “Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War, 1914-1919,” contains in the appendices to Vol. 1 a table showing the schedule or “Roster of Relief in the Trenches” for the month of March 1915, from which this is a part.  It shows how battalions of the three brigades of the Division were rotated in and out of the trenches, and through various levels of reserve lines.

The RMR’s schedule for March 1915 is highlighted in red on the chart below.

01 Mar 15

[1]    Col. A.F. Duguid, “Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War, 1914-1919, Vol. I, Part 2, Chronology, Appendices and Maps, King’s Printer, Ottawa, 1938.  Appendix 303, pg. 218.

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