Training as on previous days. Special attention was paid to the different battle formations, intervals, time, etc. Lieuts. E.J.Ford, W.L.Brassey, C.R.Holmes, W.A.Ritchie joined the Bn. At 7.15p.m. in accordance with Operation Order No.49 Companies moved off and proceeded to the Assembly Area. Very little hostile shelling was encountered and the move completed without casualties. The Battalion assembled in V.29.C & D with Headquarters at V.29.c.central. Transport and rear Details remained at old location. Weather: Fair.
Image: 87th Bn. listening to comrade playing mouth organ. Amiens. August, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.26