On this day 2nd April 1915

Outersteene Good Friday 2/4/15: The Battalion with the 5th Battalion marched to billets here from NEUF BERQUIN (DOULLEU COMMUNE).

War Diary [WO/95/2694]

On APRIL 2nd we marched 8 miles to a place called Outtersteene and there billeted, we are expecting another move.

[1415 Cpl. Alfred Afford]

2nd April 1915. GOOD FRIDAY Church parade at 8-40 a.m. Early dinner. Moved at 12-30. Marched four miles to Outresteen back to our old billet, the woman pleased to see us back. Stayed there all night, empty house, very comfortable.

[2381 Pte. George Potter Bagshaw]

Apr 2nd. Good Friday service at 8-30 a.m. in field. Set off at 12-30 (I rode) to Outersteene (4 miles). Billeted in an empty house there. Grand day again. Very warm marching.

[3289 Pte George William Beardsley]

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