Lines moved from Waverly Camp in the Garrison to Cliff Camp – Battalion marched out at 1pm by Cross Roads to Douai Road Arras-St Pot, whence the men proceeded by trucks to Savvy, arriving about 3.30pm – Entrained at 7.30pm with great excitement as destination was unknown. Secret orders controlling the move. Jury was – are we going North or South? Are we to attack on merely defend?
Ligneruil- Preparatory to moving clothing was inspected, indents taken and articles issued. Weather was fair. Companies and Details paraded for a close inspection by company and detail commanders during the morning. Special attention was paid to equipment, iron rations, field dressings, Lewis guns, moved from billets to Petit Houvin Station.
On account of rain, the Battalion rested and Pay Parade was held.