Divine Service was conducted in the field by Cap. Renison of 2nd Can. Division at intervals from 9.00a.m. for Companies and Details. Roman Catholic Service was held in the field at 9.15a.m. During the afternoon baths at Hendicourt were used by the Battalion. Companies & Details bathed and were issued with clean clothing. Capt.G.G.Winterbottom, M.C., D.C.M., Lieut. R.L. Warner and Lieut. H.S.Cobb joined the Battalion. Weather: Unsettled.
The dispositions of the 21st were maintained throughout the night in the course of which notification was received that the Royal Canadian Regiment would pass through the 2nd Battalion at about 0700 hours this morning and continue the advance. Guides from the outpost line were furnished and this Regiment moved forward on the 22nd and passed through our outposts. Under instructions from Brigade the Battalion was withdrawn to Grand Bray on the morning of the 22nd. Weather: Showers.
At different hours during the day Companies and Details were marched to Le Quesnel and bathed. Instructions were received from Brigade warning the Battalion that relief by the 2nd Bn., 55th Regt., 126th French Division would be effected at night. At 8.15p.m. the Battalion Band met parties of the Relief and played them in. During relief, which was completed by 9.30pm., great interest was taken by all ranks, and many comments passed on the equipment and transport of the French. The relief was notable – it being the first time the Battalion has been relieved by the French. In accordance with Operation Order No.42 the Battalion marched to location near Rosieres and bivouacked. Destination was reached at 11.05p.m.. Weather Fair.