Thursday, 16 June 2011
War Diary Entry: 16th June 1916
Going (commanding SWBs) and Hilton (Bd Major KOSBs) arrived from home yesterday. We now aveage about 35 officers per battn. Out all the morning watching battns training. Lectured on the coming attack to all officers from coy commanders upwards at 5pm. Archdale came to lunch, he commanded a battery in John’s bde in the 3rd divn and now has a bde in this divn. Carter (Hunter Wston’s ADC in the Peninsula) came to tea. Hilton dined. Battns practicing the attack all day in the training area.