Cambrai, 3rd December 1917
Monday 3rd December, 1917, France, Trenches R8 West of Railway VILLERS-PLOUICH Area.
Battn moved into trenches of old British line.
Battn placed under orders of 183 BDE for use as storming or counter attack troops.
Trenches severely shelled.
Enemy attacks in great force taking place all round.
2/5 GLOSTERS ordered to counter attack.
At 1pm dispositions were altered and “C” Coy sent to take up a position facing enemy on E. “D” Coy moved to help “C”.
Battn ordered to occupy CORNER WORK.