18th CANADIAN BATTALION – 2nd CANADIAN DIVISION
From July 1st, 1915 to July 29th, 1915
|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events and Information|
|West Sandling Camp||1||Dominion Day, Half hour holiday for sports.|
|2||Lecture on entrenching by Major Battye.|
|3||Lieut. C.P. Laing detailed to attend course at Scarborough. R.S.M. White promoted to Warrant Officer.|
|5||5 PM||Lecture on Entrenching etc. by Major Battye.
Extract D.R.O.[i] 4-7-15, – No changes to be made in stores without authority of D.A.D.O.S.[ii]
|10||Capt. P.S. Robinson and Lieut. D.Stj Wigle return from course at Camberley.|
|12||36th. Reserve Battalion allotted to 18th. Battalion as reserve Unit.|
|Divisional Ceremonial at Beachborough.
Brigade March Past at Base of Tolsford Hill.
|17||9:30AM||Divisional Review by Sir Robt. L. Borden and Major Gen. S. Hughes, at Beachborough.|
|20||Brigade marched to Ashford and worked out Billiting [sic] Scheme and returned same night.|
|21||18th. Bn. took up defensive position and Hyman hill and attack carried out by the 19th. Bn.|
|22||Brigade in attack field day, from STONE HILL.|
|23||Battalion fought a pursuing action to Dymchurch and bivouaced.|
|24||Returned from Bivouac.|
|27||Brigade route march and Billeting on active service on Stone Street near six mile cottages.|
|29||Returned from Bivouac and Muster Parade in afternoon.|
[i] Daily Routine Orders.
[ii] Deputy Assistant Director of Ordnance Services.