Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. III. (3 February 1917 to 9 May 1918)

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remain in his Bn at all events for present time. (After mentioning case to B.G.G.S) papers with A.A. & Q.M.G. Went to an excellent Entertainment given by Div Concert Company in Evening. June 13th Beautiful clear day Attended Tactical Exercise by 30th & 32nd Bns in an attack from trench to trench Exercise. Conference of Officers & summed up & criticised at conclusion of operation. In Afternoon attended 1st Aust Div Sports at HENENCOURT WOODS. June 14th Beautiful clear day At 9.15 am. left to Inspect 50th 54th 55th Batts & the whole of the the 5 D.A.C. Bgdr. Gen Browne the C.R.A accompanied me. the inspection was most satisfactory The move of the 5th Div to the SENLIS area 2nd Div relieving us commenced yesterday & will be completed on Sunday 17th inst. June 15th Hot. fine day. Got Gas alarm about 1.15 a.m. but nothing in it. Inspected Transport of 14th Infy Bde 14th Engineers Coy. & 14th M.G. Coy - on Road this morning. result far from satisfactory ([...] from 9. am) Went to BAPAUME Ry Station to see 54th Bn entrain but owing to break down in train arrangements through line being [Page] 61