La Chapelle-d'Armentières 4th December 1916
Left Matt sheet 30 6N.W.one of bleak 20,000
1. COMPLETION OF RELIEF
(i) The remaining two platoons per Company will be relieved on the 5th inst. by the remaining two platoons per Company of the 35th Battalion.
(ii) The times, routes and method of relief, provision of guides, and march to billets will be in Operation Order No.1.
2. HANDING OVER
Officers commanding Companies will obtain receipts for all trench stores and equipment. Articles belonging to the 27th Battalion NF on charge to Companies will not be handed over, but will be sent to billets and thence to 27th Battalion NF.
3. LEWIS GUNS
Lewis guns and equipment will be placed in Square Farm by 7 am on the 5th inst.
All stores other than trench stores and officers trench kits will be dumped at Square Farm. The transport officer will arrange for the collection of these at 5 pm on 5th inst.
The Battalion Police under Corporal Hewitt will guard all stores and Lewis Guns in Square Farm.
(i). On the completion of the relief Co. Commanders will wire "Compliant with" to Battalion HQ.
(ii). When their commands are settled in billets Co. Commanders will so inform Battalion HQ by Runner.
(signed) RC Jones S/Lt.
Adjutant 33rd Battalion AIF
COPY no. 1 to ? Inf. Bde; 2 - CO; 3 - 2nd in command; 4 - Adjutant; 5 - 'A' Co; 6 - 'B' Co; 7 - 'C' Co; 8 - 'D' Co; 9 - Lewis Gun Officer; 10 - Signalling Officer; 11 - Scout Officer; 12 - Sniping Officer; 13 - Bombing Officer; 14 - Billeting Officer; 15 - Regimental Medical Officer; 16 - Transport Officer; 17 - Quartermaster; 18 - 35th Battalion; 19 - file; 20 - War Diary33rd Battalion AIF Routine Order No. 125
Not to be taken in front line trenches
33rd BATTALION. A.I.F.
Routine order No.125.
Lieut-Col LJ Morshead
Chapelle d'Armentières 4-12-16
Return of empty sacks, jars etc 1230
Reference to R.O.124. para 1220. Companies will arrange to collect and place the articles referred to at Battalion Headquarters dump. The Regimental Transport will arrange to collect and deliver same to Quartermaster.
Interview with C.O. 1231
All interviews with the C.O. must be arranged in the first instance through the Adjutant at Battalion Headquarters, unless the C.O gives a specific order to the contrary. All ranks to note.
Indents for supplies must be submitted by Quartermaster to Brigade Supply Officer Steenwerck at least 72 hours before drawing. Companies must therefore make provision for this when rendering ration states to Quartermaster.
Stationery supplies 1233
Companies requiring stationery supplies should endeavour to give a weeks notice. If this is done it will be possible to keep them supplied with field stationery, but it must be borne in mind that they must carry their own supplies.
Daily duties 1234
Captain of the week: Capt.WH Douglas
Subaltern of the day: Lt. HJ Lazer
Next for duty: Lt WW Stockham
Regimental Orderly Sgt: Sgt. ECP Thomas
Next for duty: Sgt KJ Campbell
Regimental Orderly Cpl: Cpl. CR Hancock
Next for duty: Cpl. FC Mackney
(Signed) RCJones. 2/Lt.
Adjutant. 33rd Battalion. AIF 4th December 1916 Brigade inspection
4th December 1916 Ongoing winter training and inspections
4th Dec 1916 On Leave
4th Dec 1916 Locals
4th Dec 1916 Rejoining