About 4 am a party of PPCLI attempted to rush enemy’s post but enemy being on alert beat them off. Our casualties 2 slightly wounded. Our party killed two of enemy in post and then withdrew.
A Raiding party from 49th succeeded in entering enemy trenches capturing 8 prisoners. We suffered no casualties. Weather very cold. Snow & frost.
Lt. Little (PPCLI) is wounded slightly.
*The 49th Battalion (Edmonton Regiment), CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 49th Battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Great Britain on 3 June 1915. It disembarked in France on 9 October 1915, where it fought as part of the 7th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on 15 September 1920.The 49th Battalion recruited in and was mobilized at Edmonton, Alberta. (www.wikipedia.org)