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Date: April 29th 1918
Diary

April 29
After a lapse of to weeks will carryon - dates nil. After a 3 or 4 day stop at IZEL LE HAMEAU we marched to Savvy en - a distance of 3 or 4 miles. Entrained on narrow gauge cars and arrived at CHOCQUES about midnight. Marched all night and arrived HEUT RIEUX about 3.00am. Stopped there 3 days then B'n. was moved via lorries to GONNEHEM & went into canvas 2 miles behind German line. While at HEUT RIEUX we were started on a course of infantry training and Can. Railway Troops Brigade was formed. Disbanded after 2 days owing to urgent trench and wiring work. Shelled out of GONNEHEM on 3rd night at 2.00am & marched all night reaching Taft[?] line at HAUT RIEUX 7.00am. B'n. left HAUT RIEUX next am at 9.00am via Busses and detrained THIENNES. Marched to STENBECQUE immediately behind NIEPPE FOREST. Were allocated to reserve line in case of alarm but were not called out. On 25th entrained at THIENNES & arrived CONCHE-LE-TEMPLE at 7.00pm. Left at 8.00am in lorries arriving at CRECY 10.00am. Working on standard gauge near Abbeville-Etaples. Moved from GRECY to CONCHE-LE-TEMPLE on May 23. Camped in Chateau grounds and this is, by far, the best camp we have ever had. We are about 8 kilos from the sea on the River Authie where there is fairly good swimming. At FORT MAHON (8 kilos) there is a fine bathing beach & accommodation for mixed bathing. It has rained the last two days but when it gets warm I am going to the sea.