161st Hurons Buzzing with Activity

Battalion Diary – February 9, 1917

Location: Witley Camp, North Surrey

8:00am  Medical inspection of men drafted from the 17th Reserve Battalion, Bramshott. All underage, classed A4

1:30 pm  Route march – 9 miles

Battalion is very short of junior officers and in an endeavour to remedy this the Office Commanding has taken the matter up with Brigade Headquarters.

Application was also made for the transfer of Lieutenant W.E. O’Neill from the 64th Battalion, Shoreham, England and of Lieutenant G.M. Smith, 6th Reserve Battalion, Sandling.

Battalion Messing Accounts – Messes and quarters inspected by Colonel Coutenay, who reported everything to his satisfaction.

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