Battalion marched off 2.30 pm to POINT 63 near PLOEGSTEERT & took over Reserve billets from Seaforth Highldrs.”A” & “D” at COURT DREVE Farm. “B” & “C”at Pigeries.[sic] “C” Coy [company] in trench at night covering road to MESSINES. Quiet night. Frosty.
Men bathing & clean clothes issued. Moved into clean billets at Brewery at ARMENTIERES.
Snow in morning. Men resting. Battalion is now in Divisional Reserve.
Fine morning. Frosty & cold. Remainder of Battalion relieved at night by LEINSTER REGT & went into billets at NIEPPE. Everyone glad to be out of the trenches after 32 days.
Fine morning. Very cold. Quiet day. “C” Coy & ½ of “D” Coy relieved at night by Argyle & Sutherland Highldrs & went to Nieppe. 1 casualty. Quiet night. Frosty.
Rain all morning. Quiet day. Little Shelling and Sniping. No casualties.
Snow and rain all day. Very miserable. Trenches very bad. Quiet day and night. No casualties.
Quiet morning. Very cold. Showery. Quiet day. Little shelling. Lieut BRISCOE went sick.
Shelling incessant all day. Regt Hd Qrs [Regimental Headquarters] shelled. Heavy rain. Discomfort indescribable. 4 wounded.
HOUPLINES shelled heavily again all day. Trenches shelled in afternoon. 1 killed 4 wounded.